oesophagomalacia

oesophagomalacia

An obsolete term for a condition characterised by softening of the oesophageal wall; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

e·soph·a·go·ma·la·ci·a

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Softening of the walls of the esophagus.
Synonym(s): oesophagomalacia.
[esophagus + G. malakia, softness]