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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Esophagus" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Esophagus
The esophagus (American English) or oesophagus (British English), commonly known as the foodpipe or gullet, is an organ in vertebrates which consists of a fibromuscular tube through which food passes, aided by peristaltic contractions, from the pharynx to the stomach. - See link

 

Esophagus in Spanish is Esófago
El esófago es una parte del aparato digestivo de los seres humanos (y otros seres vivos tanto vertebrados como invertebrados) formada por un tubo muscular de unos 25 centímetros, que comunica la faringe con el estómago. Se extiende desde la sexta o séptima vértebra cervical hasta la undécima vértebra torácica. - See link

 

More information about Esophagus in other websites
Definition of Esophagus in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Esophagus in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Esophagus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Esophagus - See link.

 

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