esophagus

Pronunciation: (ee-SAH-fuh-gus)

The muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

The esophagus and stomach are part of the upper gastrointestinal (digestive) system.El estómago y el esófago forman la parte superior del aparato digestivo. Date last modified: 2007-01-31Esophageal CancerCáncer de esófago