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The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. When you eat or drink, food and liquids travel from your mouth through the throat and esophagus into your stomach.
Current as of: November 7, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicinePeter J. Kahrilas, MD - Gastroenterology
Current as of:
November 7, 2018
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Peter J. Kahrilas, MD - Gastroenterology
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