esophagi esophagi

Definition(s):

  • (n) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Later examinations showed the surgeon that tissue and some mucous membrane had grown up along the outer walls of the plastic tubes, giving the dogs what amounted to new esophagi.
  2. Federal law allows hot dogs to contain such animal features as esophagi, ears, lips and snouts.

News

  1. International team of researchers engineer construction of esophagus

    Researchers announced today that tissue engineering has been used to construct natural esophagi — which in combination with bone marrow stem cells — have been safely and effectively transplanted in rats, according to a study published in the prestigious online journal, Nature Communications. The study shows that the transplanted organs remain patent and display regeneration of nerves, muscles ...
    on April 18, 2014     Source: The Rancher

  2. Dr. Taylor assists international team of researchers achieve milestone by tissue engineering construction of esophagus

    Researchers announced today that tissue engineering has been used to construct natural esophagi — which in combination with bone marrow stem cells — have been safely and effectively transplanted in ra
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Fort Bend Sun

  3. Lab-Grown Esophagi Implanted in Rats

    Working esophagi from stem cells could be used to aid cancer patients in the future -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    on April 16, 2014     Source: Scientific American

Quotes

  • "They're ripping the tracheas and esophagi out of fully conscious animals, dumping them out of pens into pools of their own blood. The animals stand and bellow and attempt to escape for up to three and even four minutes in some cases," Bruce...
    on Dec 1, 2004 By: Bruce Friedrich Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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