esophagocele

esophagocele

 [ĕ-sof´ah-go-sēl″]
abnormal distention of the esophagus; protrusion of the esophageal mucosa through a rupture in the muscular coat.

e·soph·a·go·cele

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-sēl'),
Protrusion of the mucous membrane of the esophagus through a tear in the muscular coat.
[esophagus + G. kēlē, hernia]

esophagocele

/esoph·a·go·cele/ (ĕ-sof´ah-go-sēl″) abnormal distention of the esophagus; protrusion of the esophageal mucosa through a rupture in the muscular coat.

esophagocele

[esof′əgōsēl′]
a hernia of the mucous membrane through a weakened area in the wall of the esophagus.

esophagocele

The American spelling of an older term for oesophageal diverticulum.

e·soph·a·go·cele

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-sēl)
Protrusion of the mucous membrane of the esophagus through a tear in the muscular coat.
Synonym(s): oesophagocele.
[esophagus + G. kēlē, hernia]

esophagocele

abnormal distention of the esophagus; protrusion of the esophageal mucosa through a rupture in the muscular coat.