HyperDic: esophagus

English > 1 sense of the word esophagus:
NOUNbodyesophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gulletthe passage between the pharynx and the stomach
esophagus > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > esophagus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe passage between the pharynx and the stomach.
Synonymsoesophagus, gorge, gullet
Part ofalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
Partscardiac sphincterThe valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach
epicardiaThe short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
Broadermuscular structure, musculature, muscle systemThe muscular system of an organism
passage, passagewayA path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
Spanishesofago, esófago
Adjectivesesophagealrelating to the esophagus
gastroesophagealof or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus

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