Definition of 'oesophagus'
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Perpetual vomiting can cause the oesophagus to bleed, and the enamel on her teeth to erode. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)They exclude diseases linked to drink such as cancer of the liver, mouth and oesophagus. The Sun (2012)After swallowing, the food passes down the oesophagus into the stomach. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Forced vomiting may be traumatic enough to cause blistering, tearing, and bleeding of the throat and oesophagus. Coping with Bulimia (1987)But for surgery to remove the stomach or oesophagus, only 9 per cent do enough to reach this threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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