NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- gastroesophageal reflux
- listen (GAS-troh-ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul REE-flux)
- The backward flow of stomach acid contents into the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach). Also called esophageal reflux and gastric reflux.