Definition of esophagitis in English:

esophagitis

Syllabification: e·soph·a·gi·tis
Pronunciation: /iˌsäfəˈjītis
 
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noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the esophagus.
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  • All patients underwent endoscopy before randomization, and those with severe esophagitis, peptic ulcer disease, Barrett's esophagus or other serious conditions were excluded from the study.
  • The second group was recruited for histologic comparison and consisted of patients undergoing endoscopy for dyspepsia who had no evidence of esophagitis, ulcer disease or cancer.
  • The close association between hiatus hernia and the symptoms of reflux esophagitis, observed long ago, led to the belief that such hernias cause reflux.

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Pronunciation: ˈpʌŋ(k)təm
noun
a small, distinct point