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gastroesophageal

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the stomach and esophagus.

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  • adj. Of or relating to the stomach and to the esophagus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus

Etymologies

gastro- +‎ esophageal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Barrett's esophagus is most often diagnosed in people who have long-term gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) -- a chronic regurgitation of acid from the stomach into the lower esophagus.

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  • These drugs are approved by the FDA for treating a severe heartburn condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, that can inflame or erode the lining of the esophagus.

    When it comes to heartburn drugs, less may be more

  • If your heartburn occurs twice a week or more for weeks or months, you have frequent regurgitation of food into your throat or mouth, or the drugs cited above don't provide relief, you may have a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

    Prevacid joins Prilosec as second OTC to treat frequent heartburn

  • If your heartburn occurs twice a week or more for weeks or months, you have frequent regurgitation of food into your throat or mouth, or the drugs cited above don't provide relief, you may have a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD.

    Prevacid joins Prilosec as second OTC to treat frequent heartburn

  • But for the 19 million people who have a chronic form of heartburn known as gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD, untreated symptoms can lead to a variety of health complications.

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  • Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, occurs when the contents of the stomach -- including burning acid -- chronically spill up into the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms such as a persistent cough, laryngitis and asthma.

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  • John Mastronarde, a clinical associate professor of medicine, along with scientists nationally, sought to determine if acid reflux disease, commonly known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, worsens asthma symptoms.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Heartburn, known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) includes not only reflux, but various symptoms and complications that occur with it.

    Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

  • Contrary to current thinking, a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) might not develop as a direct result of acidic digestive juices burning the esophagus, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found in an animal study.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Posted on: Thursday, 19 November 2009, 10: 14 CST Contrary to current thinking, a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) might not develop as a direct result of

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