Definition of oesophagitis in English:


Line breaks: oe¦sopha|gitis
Pronunciation: /ɪˌsɒfəgəˈdʒʌɪtɪs
(US esophagitis)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the oesophagus.
    More 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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