esophagitis esophagitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux

Usage(s):

  • In such cases, some of the stomach's acid contents flow back up into the gullet, causing irritation and inflammation (esophagitis).

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