Definition of Esophagus

The portion of the digestive canal between the pharynx and stomach. It is about 25 cm long and consists of three parts: the cervical part, from the cricoid cartilage to the thoracic inlet — thoracic part, from thoracic inlet to the diaphragm — and abdominal part, below the diaphragm to the cardiac opening of the stomach.

Esophagus is from the group

Organ

Other Names for Esophagus

Esophagus
Gastrointestinal Tract, Esophagus
esophagus

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