Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Dysphagia is the medical term for not being able to swallow, and I know that there are two kinds of dysphagia: oropharyngeal and esophageal.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
He can feel the lymph nodes on either side of his neck compressing his esophagus and trachea.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
"Keep your mouth shut around me," he says, his voice low, "or I will do this again, only next time, I’ll shove it right through your esophagus."
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
He couldn’t fight off the image that they’d been swallowed by some gigantic beast and were sliding down its long esophagus, about to land in its stomach at any second.
James Dashner -- The Maze Runner
It felt like it was stuck in my esophagus.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
I pounded the kitchen floor with all my strength, trying to swallow, and trying to concentrate on the bubble of air stuck in my esophagus.
Dave Pelzer -- A Child Called It
Can’t stand the protest of an upset stomach, the heave of bile and undigested food, the carve of acid in the esophagus.
Ellen Hopkins -- Identical
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He needs an operation to sew up his esophagus for about three months.
Pat Conroy -- The Lords of Discipline
He tried to distract himself by running through some of them now, murmuring their names: capitate, ha-mate, triquetral, lunate …. His best drawing so far, done in ink and colored pencils and showing a cross section of the esophageal tract and the airways, was tacked to a rafter above the table.
Ian McEwan -- Atonement
The swelling in Rémy’s throat came on like an earthquake, and he lurched against the steering column, grabbing his throat and tasting vomit in his narrowing esophagus.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
His heart throbbed until it had squeezed its way up into his esophagus.
Heather Brewer -- Tenth Grade Bleeds
It washed back up my esophagus, but I swallowed hard, and there, yes, I did it.
John Green -- Looking for Alaska
It produced a tearing of the lung and heavy internal bleeding and also went through the esophagus.
Walter Dean Myers -- Monster
He doubled over, shuddering and retching, as a dozen fiery snakes seemed to work their way down his esophagus.
Rick Riordan -- The House of Hades
It did no good to gulp it down quickly, because it coated the lining of mouth and esophagus like a thick layer of glue.
Russell Baker -- Growing Up
Braithwaite was a legend for having pioneered a new operation for esophageal cancer, a notoriously difficult condition to cure.
Abraham Verghese -- Cutting for Stone
In the same way American usage prefers /esophagus/, /diarrhea/ and /gonorrhea/ to the English /oesophagus/, /diarrhoea/ and /gonorrhoea/.
Henry L. Mencken -- The American Language
He shoves two fingers down Lincoln’s throat and presses down on the back of the tongue, just in case food or drink is clogged in the esophagus.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Lincoln
He has swallowed the rest of the string, which holds an x-ray plate coated with aluminum jelly, dangling somewhere below the esophagus, to measure the radiation passing through his body.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
Frau von Mallinckrodt suffered by turns from various internal inflammations—of the pleura, the kidneys, the lungs, the periosteum, even of the brain, which would cause her to lapse into unconsciousness; a weak heart, the result of fever and constant pain, was her greatest worry, for it sometimes resulted in food becoming lodged at the top of the esophagus, making it difficult for her to swallow normally.
Thomas Mann -- The Magic Mountain
While Mr. Stowbody gave a somatic and psychic study of them, Carol reflected, "Are they really so terribly interested in Ella’s tonsils, or even in Ella’s esophagus?
Sinclair Lewis -- Main Street
Totally Puked Out Esophagus acid-etched, I’m ready to face the day.
Ellen Hopkins -- Identical
They promise to come in as /honor/, /bark/, /check/, /wagon/ and /story/ came in many years ago, as /tire/, /esophagus/ and /theater/ came in later on, as /program/, /catalog/ and /cyclopedia/ came in only yesterday, and as /airplane/ (for /aëroplane/) is coming in today.