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gastroesophageal

 [gas″tro-ĕ-sof″ah-je´al]
pertaining to the stomach and esophagus.
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) any of various conditions resulting from gastroesophageal reflux, ranging in seriousness from mild to life-threatening; principal characteristics are heartburn and regurgitation. When there is damage to the esophageal epithelium, it is known as reflux esophagitis.

gas·tro·e·soph·a·ge·al

(gas'trō-ĕ-sof'ă-jē'ăl),
Relating to both stomach and esophagus.
[gastro- + G. oisophagos, gullet (esophagus)]

gastroesophageal

(găs′trō-ĭ-sŏf′ə-jē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the stomach and esophagus.

gastro-oesophageal

adjective Referring to the stomach and oesophagus.

gas·tro·e·soph·a·ge·al

(gas'trō-ĕ-sof'ă-jē'ăl)
Relating to both stomach and esophagus.
Synonym(s): gastro-oesophageal.
[gastro- + G. oisophagos, gullet (esophagus)]

gas·tro·e·soph·a·ge·al

(gas'trō-ĕ-sof'ǎ-jē'ăl)
Relating to both stomach and esophagus.
[gastro- + G. oisophagos, gullet (esophagus)]
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