Definition of esophagus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

esophagus

 
(North American English)
 
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(British English oesophagus)
BrE BrE//iˈsɒfəɡəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//iˈsɑːfəɡəs//
 
noun (pl. eso-phaguses, esophagi
BrE BrE//iˈsɒfəɡaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//iˈsɑːfəɡaɪ//
 
)
(anatomy) the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach synonym gullet
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: esophagus

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