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From esophagus +‎ -tomy.


esophagotomy (plural esophagotomies)

  1. (surgery) The operation of making an incision into the esophagus for the purpose of removing an obstruction.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for esophagotomy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)