epicardia


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epicardia

 [ep″ĭ-kahr´de-ah]
the lower portion of the esophagus, extending from the esophageal hiatus to the cardia, the upper orifice of the stomach.

ab·dom·i·nal part of e·soph·a·gus

[TA]
the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to where it enters the stomach. See: esophagus.

epicardia

/epi·car·dia/ (-kahr´de-ah) the portion of the esophagus below the diaphragm.

epicardia

[-kär′dē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, epi, above, kardia, heart
the part of the esophagus that lies between the cardiac orifice of the stomach and the esophageal opening of the diaphragm.

ep·i·car·di·a

(ep'i-kahr'dē-ă)
The portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach.
[epi- + G. kardia, heart]

epicardia

the lower portion of the esophagus, extending from the esophageal hiatus to the cardia, the upper orifice of the stomach.