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esophageal constrictions


Definition: three narrowings of the esophagus normally demonstrated radiographically after a barium swallow.

Synonym(s): impressions of esophagus

See Also: pharyngoesophageal constriction, thoracic constriction of esophagus, diaphragmatic constriction of esophagus

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