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esophagogastroplasty e·soph·a·go·gas·tro·plas·ty (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gō-gās’trə-plās’tē)
Surgical repair of the cardiac sphincter of the stomach. Also called cardioplasty.


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    esophagogastrostomy e·soph·a·go·gas·tros·to·my (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gō-gā-strŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical anastomosis of the esophagus to the stomach, usually following esophagogastrectomy. Also called esophagogastroanastomosis.

  • Esophagogram

    esophagogram e·soph·a·go·gram (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gə-grām’) n. A radiograph of the esophagus obtained during esophagography.

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    esophagography e·soph·a·gog·ra·phy (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gŏg’rə-fē) n. Radiographic visualization of the esophagus using a swallowed radiopaque contrast medium.

  • Esophagomalacia

    esophagomalacia e·soph·a·go·ma·la·ci·a (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gō-mə-lā’shē-ə, -shə) n. Softening of the walls of the esophagus.

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