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Megaoesophagus

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Synonym(s): Megaesophagus


Megaoesophagus

The oesophagus (gullet) is the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. Most diseases that affect the oesophagus lead to widening of the tube hence the term ‘mega’ (meaning large) oesophagus. Megaoesophagus is seen more often in dogs than cats.

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