NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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gastroesophageal reflux
(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.