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English definition of “oesophagitis”

oesophagitis

noun [U] uk specialized (US esophagitis)   /ɪˌsɒf.əɡˈaɪ.tɪs/ us    /ɪˌsɑf.əˈdʒɑɪ.t̬ɪs/
inflammation of the oesophagus (= the tube that takes food from the mouth to the stomach): Pain on swallowing may be due to severe oesophagitis.Digestive disorders
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