dilatation of the cardiac opening of the stomach.
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Rarely used term for maneuver to dilate the gastric cardia.
[cardio- (2) + G. diōsis, a spreading open]
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cardiodiosisAn obsolete term for any manoeuvre used to dilate the cardiac part of the stomach.
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