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See also: oesophagitis



œsophagitis (plural not attested)

  1. Obsolete spelling of esophagitis
    • 1892, Ephraim Fletcher Ingals, Diseases of the Chest, Throat and Nasal Cavities, William Wood & Company; second edition, chapter XXXVIII, page 622:
      Acute œsophagitis is a comparatively rare affection of the mucous membrane lining the œsophagus, characterized by painful deglutition.