barrett's syndrome

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Barrett's syndrome Bar·rett's syndrome (bār'ĭts)
Chronic peptic ulcer of the lower esophagus due to the presence of columnar epithelium resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia. Also called Barrett's esophagus.

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