Meaning of esophagus

e•soph•a•gus

Pronunciation: (i-sof'u-gus, ē-sof'-), [key]
— pl. -gi
  1. a muscular passage connecting the mouth or pharynx with the stomach in invertebrate and vertebrate animals; gullet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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