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noun (pl) -gi (-ˌɡaɪ)
the part of the alimentary canal between the pharynx and the stomach; gullet

alternative spelling of esophagus. See oe. Related: Oesophageal.

oesophagus oe·soph·a·gus (ĭ-sŏf’ə-gəs)
Variant of esophagus.


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