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Descriptor English:   Esophagus 
Descriptor Spanish:   Esˇfago 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Es˘fago 
Tree Number:   A03.556.875.500
Definition English:   The muscular membranous segment between the PHARYNX and the STOMACH in the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /blood supply: ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC VARICES is available: see note there; /surg: consider also ESOPHAGECTOMY; ESOPHAGOPLASTY; or ESOPHAGOSTOMY; inflammation = ESOPHAGITIS; hemorrhage = ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) + GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE (NIM); rupture: index under ESOPHAGUS /inj (IM) + RUPTURE (NIM) or ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) + RUPTURE, SPONTANEOUS (NIM); peristalsis of the esophagus = ESOPHAGUS /physiol (IM) + PERISTALSIS (NIM); esophageal intubation = ESOPHAGUS (IM) + INTUBATION (IM); esophageal obturator airway = ESOPHAGUS (IM) + INTUBATION /instrum (IM)
See Related English:   Esophagectomy
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   5036 
Unique Identifier:   D004947 

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