Definitions for "Barrett's Esophagus"
pathologic condition where cells of the lower esophagus become like those in the stomach as a result of regurgitation of stomach acid; increases risk of esophageal carcinoma.
The Condition"The esophagus is a muscular tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach..." Relationship to Esophageal Cancer"The changes in the cells lining the esophagus pose an increased risk for esophageal cancer..."
A disorder where the cells of the tissue lining the lower part of the esophagus change.