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esophagogastrectomy

esophagogastrectomy in Medicine

esophagogastrectomy e·soph·a·go·gas·trec·to·my (ĭ-sŏf'ə-gō-gā-strěk'tə-mē)
n.
The removal of a portion of the lower esophagus and proximal stomach for treatment of neoplasms or strictures of those organs, especially lesions at or near the cardioesophageal junction.

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