Esophagus

E*soph"a*gus

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. o'isofa`gos; root of o'i`sw which is used as future of fe`rein to bear, carry (cf. Skr. v to go, drive) + fagei^n to eat.] (Anat.) That part of the alimentary canal between the pharynx and the stomach; the gullet. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus, under Digestive.
[Written also sophagus.]

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E*so"pi*an

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E*so"pic

(?), } a. Same as sopian, sopic.
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