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Glossary: gastroesophageal reflux, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

gastroesophageal reflux

(GAS-troh-ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul REE-flux)

The backward flow of stomach acid contents into the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach). Also called esophageal reflux and gastric reflux.

2007-01-31