Definition of oesophagitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˌsɒfəɡəˈdʒʌɪtɪs/
(US esophagitis)


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the oesophagus.
Example sentences
  • All trials used validated dyspepsia questionnaires and excluded patients with confirmed peptic ulcer disease or oesophagitis before enrolment.
  • Patients with predominant epigastric pain without peptic ulcer disease or oesophagitis have functional dyspepsia.
  • Complications seen in a hiatal hernia include aspiration pneumonia and peptic esophagitis with stricture.

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