esophag-, esophago-

(Greek: gullet, throat [passage from the mouth to the stomach], that which carries food; the path along which food travels from the mouth to the stomach)

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azygoesophageal, azygesophageal
Pertaining to or located between the azygos vein and esophagus (long hollow muscular tube that connects the pharynx [cavity at the back of the mouth] to the stomach).

The azygos vein is the single vein going up in the abdomen from the right ascending lumbar vein (part of the back between the thorax and the pelvis) or the vena cava (large vein which returns blood to the heart), enters the thorax (between the neck and the abdomen) through the aortic orifice (opening) in the diaphragm, and terminates or ends in the superior vena cava (major blood vessel that returns blood from the head, neck, upper extremities and chest and feeds into the right atrium or thin-walled chamber of the heart which pumps blood into the right ventricle for ejection into the pulmonary or lung circulation).

circumesophagal (adjective), more circumesophagal, most circumesophagal
In zoology, relating to the surrounding of the esophagus; a reference to the nerve commissures and ganglia of arthropods and mollusks.
esophagalgia
A rarely used term for pain in the esophagus. Also, esophagodynia
esophagalia
Pain in the esophagus.
esophageal, esophagal, esophagean
Relating to or belonging to the esophagus.
esophagectasia, esophagectasis, esophagoectasis
Enlargement or dilation of the esophagus.
esophagectomy
A surgical operation to remove a portion of the esophagus (the tube that connects the pharynx, or throat, with the stomach).

The esophagus lies between the trachea (windpipe) and the spine.

esophagism, dysphagia nervosa, nervous dysphagia
Esophageal spasm causing dysphagia.
esophagitis
Inflammation of the esophagus or the soft tube-like portion of the digestive tract connecting the pharynx with the stomach which is often caused by gastroesophageal reflux.
esophagocardiomyotomy
A revisional procedure of the esophagus and cardiac end of the stomach.
esophagocele
Protrusion of the mucous membrane of the esophagus through a tear (hernia) in the muscular coat.
esophagocologastrostomy
Surgical creation of a new connection between the esophagus and the stomach by interposition of a segment of the colon.
esophagocoloplasty
Excision, or the surgical removal, of a portion of the esophagus and its replacement by a segment of the colon.
esophagoduodenostomy
Surgical anastomosis (surgical connection) between the esophagus and the duodenum.
esophagodynia
Pain in the esophagus (musculomembranous passage extending from the pharynx to the stomach).

Related "eat, eating" word units: brycho-; esculent-; glutto-; phago-; vor-.

Cross references related to "neck, throat" word families: cervic-; coll-; guttur-; laryng-; nuch-; trachel-.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "food, nutrition, nourishment": alimento-; broma-; carno-; cibo-; esculent-; sitio-; tropho-; Eating Crawling Snacks; Eating: Carnivorous-Plant "Pets"; Eating: Folivory or Leaf Eaters; Eating: Omnivorous.