cardiac opening

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a gap or open space; anatomic nomenclature for various types of openings includes aditus, aperture, foramen, fossa, hiatus, inlet, meatus, orifice, ostium, and outlet.
aortic opening
1. the aperture in the diaphragm for passage of the descending aorta.
cardiac opening the opening from the esophagus into the stomach.
pulmonary opening (opening of pulmonary trunk) pulmonary orifice.
pyloric opening the opening between the stomach and duodenum.

cardial orifice

the trumpet-shaped opening of the esophagus into the stomach.

cardiac opening

The opening of the esophagus into the cardiac end of the stomach.
See also: opening