1. esophagus

noun. ['ɪˈsɑːfəgəs'] the passage between the pharynx and the stomach.


  • cardiac sphincter
  • oesophagus
  • musculature
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • GI tract
  • epicardia
  • passageway
  • muscle system
  • digestive tract
  • gullet
  • gorge
  • alimentary tract
  • muscular structure
  • passage
  • digestive tube

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Rhymes with Esophagus

  • sarcophagus

How do you pronounce esophagus?

Pronounce esophagus as ɪˈsɑfəgəs.

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Sentences with esophagus

1. Noun, singular or mass
Motility problems that affect the correct muscular function of the esophagus can lead to damage.