EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
A procedure that enables the examiner (usually a gastroenterologist) to examine the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and duodenum (first portion of small bowel) using a thin flexible tube (a "scope") that can be looked through or seen on a TV monitor. Also called

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