How do you say esophagus in America?
How do the British pronounce esophagus?
Tips to improve your English pronunciation:
Break ‘esophagus‘ down into sounds: [EE] + [SOF] + [UH] + [GUHS] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them. Record yourself saying ‘esophagus‘ in full sentences, then watch yourself and listen.
What’s the pronunciation of esophagus?
noun, plural e·soph·a·gi [ih-sof-uh-jahy, gahy, ee-sof-].
Which is correct Oesophagus or esophagus?
The esophagus is sometimes called the gullet. Humans and other vertebrates have an esophagus. The word comes from the Greek word oisophagos, which means gullet, from the roots oisein, meaning to carry, and phagein, meaning to eat. In British English, the spelling is oesophagus.
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