esophagogastric junction


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Related to esophagogastric junction: Gastroesophageal junction

e·soph·a·go·gas·tric junc·tion

terminal end of esophagus and beginning of stomach at the cardiac orifice; site of the physiologic inferior esophageal sphincter.

e·soph·a·go·gas·tric junc·tion

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-gas'trik jŭngk'shŭn)
Terminal end of esophagus and beginning of stomach at the cardiac orifice; site of the physiologic inferior esophageal sphincter.
Synonym(s): oesophagogastric junction.

e·soph·a·go·gas·tric junc·tion

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-gas'trik jŭngk'shŭn)
Terminal end of esophagus and beginning of stomach at cardiac orifice; site of physiologic inferior esophageal sphincter.