bn:00015987n
Noun Concept
Categories: Esophagus disorders
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cardiospasm  achalasia  Esophageal achalasia
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A spasm of the cardiac sphincter (between the esophagus and the stomach); if the cardiac sphincter does not relax during swallowing the passage of food into the stomach is obstructed WordNet 3.0
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A spasm of the cardiac sphincter (between the esophagus and the stomach); if the cardiac sphincter does not relax during swallowing the passage of food into the stomach is obstructed WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Esophageal achalasia, often referred to simply as achalasia, is a failure of smooth muscle fibers to relax, which can cause the lower esophageal sphincter to remain closed. Wikipedia
Esophageal disease characterized by an inability of the esophagus to move food toward the stomach resulting from the lower esophogeal sphincter not fully relaxing during swallowing Wikidata
A neuromuscular problem where a ring of muscles is unable to fully relax. Wiktionary
Problem where a ring of muscles is unable to fully relax. Wiktionary (translation)
Achalasia of the cardia (part of the esophagus). Wiktionary