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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


esophagus  listen  (ee-SAH-fuh-gus)

  The muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach.

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Gastrointestinal (digestive) system anatomy; shows esophagus, liver, stomach, large intestine, and small intestine.