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e·soph·a·gus

esophagus

 
pronunciation:
ih sa f gihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: esophagi
definition: a tube that moves food from the mouth to the stomach of an animal.
derivation: esophageal (adj.)
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  digestion, organ
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The word esophagus contains the following part:
phag, -phage, -phagy Greek root that means eat
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