esophageal diverticulum


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esophageal diverticulum

[ə¦säf·ə¦jē·əl ‚dī·vər′tik·yə·ləm]
(medicine)
An outpocketing of the wall of the esophagus, or of the pharynx just above the opening to the esophagus.
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To the best of our knowledge, this case is the second report of a Dieulafoy's lesion located in the esophageal diverticulum (7).
1975) Projectile expectoration associated with an esophageal diverticulum in a cow.
A case of hemothorax resulting from perforation of esophageal diverticulum.