Definition of Esophageal. Meaning of Esophageal. Synonyms of Esophageal

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Definition of Esophageal

Esophageal
Esophageal E`so*phag"e*al, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the esophagus. [Written also [oe]sophageal.]

Meaning of Esophageal from wikipedia

- Esophageal cancer is cancer arising from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach. Symptoms often include difficulty in...
- two muscular rings, known respectively as the upper esophageal sphincter and the lower esophageal sphincter. These sphincters act to close the esophagus...
- Esophageal varices are extremely dilated sub-mucosal veins in the lower third of the esophagus. They are most often a consequence of portal hypertension...
- Esophageal atresia is a congenital medical condition (birth defect) that affects the alimentary tract. It causes the esophagus to end in a blind-ended...
- Esophageal achalasia, often referred to simply as achalasia, is a failure of smooth muscle fibers to relax, which can cause the lower esophageal sphincter...
- simpler measures may involve gastroscopy, upper GI series, esophageal pH monitoring, or esophageal manometry. Treatment options include lifestyle changes...
- esophageal stricture, or peptic stricture, is a narrowing or tightening of the esophagus that causes swallowing difficulties. Symptoms of esophageal strictures...
- Esophageal (Oesophageal in British English) arteries are a group of arteries from disparate sources supplying the esophagus. The blood supply to the esophagus...
- Esophageal rupture is a rupture of the esophageal wall. Iatrogenic causes account for approximately 56% of esophageal perforations, usually due to medical...
- Esophageal webs are thin membranes occurring anywhere along the esophagus. Its main symptoms are pain and difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia). Esophageal...