esophagogastric


esophagogastric
\\ə̇¦säfə(ˌ)gō, ē¦-ˌ\ adjective
Etymology: esophag- + gastric
: of, relating to, involving, or affecting the esophagus and the stomach

esophagogastric anastomosis

esophagogastric ulcers


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  • esophagogastric — esoph·a·go·gas·tric or chiefly Brit oe·soph·a·go·gas·tric gas trik adj of, relating to, involving, or affecting the esophagus and the stomach <the restoration of continuity by esophagogastric anastomosis (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.)>… …   Medical dictionary

  • esophagogastric — esoph·a·go·gastric …   English syllables

  • Esophagogastric tamponade — A procedure in which a balloon is inflated within the esophagus and stomach to apply pressure on bleeding blood vessels, compress the vessels, and stop the bleeding. Used in the treatment of bleeding veins in the esophagus (esophageal varices)… …   Medical dictionary

  • esophagogastric junction — the site of transition from the stratified squamous epithelium of the esophagus to the simple columnar epithelium of the cardia of the stomach; see also lower esophageal sphincter, under sphincter. Called also cardioesophageal j. and… …   Medical dictionary

  • esophagogastric varices — gastroesophageal varices …   Medical dictionary

  • esophagogastric junction — n. (Medicine) junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium …   English contemporary dictionary

  • esophagogastric junction — noun the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium • Syn: ↑oesophagogastric junction • Hypernyms: ↑articulation, ↑join, ↑joint, ↑juncture, ↑junction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tamponade, esophagogastric — A procedure in which a balloon is inflated within the esophagus or stomach to apply pressure on bleeding blood vessels, compress the vessels, and stop the bleeding. Used in the treatment of bleeding veins in the esophagus (esophageal varices) and …   Medical dictionary

  • cardioesophageal junction — esophagogastric j …   Medical dictionary

  • gastroesophageal junction — esophagogastric j …   Medical dictionary