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Spanish Word of the Day: Esófago

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Esófago

Aparato digestivo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/10/2014
Word: Esófago
(e-SÓ-fa-go) Sustantivo masculino
English: Oesophagus
Etymology: (Del gr. οἰσοφάγος).
Meaning: 1. m. Anat. Parte del tubo digestivo que va desde la faringe al estómago.
Topic:Aparato digestivo
Example:

En el esófago de las aves se encuentra el buche, que es el responsable de, con la ayuda de piedrecitas que el pájaro traga, triturar los granos que el animal come.

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