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Definition of esophagus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

esophagus

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɪˈsɑfəɡəs//
 
(pl. esophagi
NAmE//ɪˈsɑfəˌɡaɪ//
 
, NAmE//ɪˈsɑfəˌdʒaɪ//
 
or esophaguses)
(anatomy)
 
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the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach synonym gullet
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: esophagus