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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

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.