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Esophagus

Picture of the esophagus

The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. When you eat or drink, food and liquids travel from your mouth through the throat and esophagus into your stomach.

Current as of: June 6, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Peter J. Kahrilas MD - Gastroenterology

 
 

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