noun. inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux.
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word esophagitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
The best drink for esophagitis is something plain and non-acidic, like water.
2. Foreign word
In order to diagnose herpes esophagitis, your doctor will use an endoscope to visually inspect the throat and esophagus, and may also perform a throat swab or other laboratory tests 8.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
MayoClinic.com states esophagitis is inflammation that damages tissues in your esophagus, or the muscular tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.
4. Verb, base form
Keeping that inflammation under control if you have acid reflux may help to keep your reflux from progressing to esophagitis.