WONDER #1390: Does Your Heart Burn?

Question 1 of 3

Esophageal reflux is a scientific term for the common ailment more commonly known as what?

  1. heartburn
  2. indigestion
  3. tennis elbow
  4. heart attack

Question 2 of 3

What is the name of the muscular valve responsible for preventing stomach acid from entering the esophagus?

  1. spleen
  2. lower esophageal sphincter
  3. stomach lining
  4. large intestine

Question 3 of 3

What does GERD stand for?

  1. gastroesophageal reflex dyspepsia
  2. gastric esophagus reflux disease
  3. gastroesophageal reflux disease
  4. gastric esophagus reflex dyspepsia

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