ALL meanings of achalasia

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  • noun achalasia failure of the cardiac sphincter of the oesophagus to relax, resulting in difficulty in swallowing 3
  • noun achalasia inability of a circular muscle, especially of the esophagus or rectum, to relax, resulting in widening of the structure above the muscular constriction. 1
  • noun achalasia A neuromuscular problem where a ring of muscles is unable to fully relax. 0
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