cardioesophageal

cardioesophageal

 [kahr″de-o-ĕ-sof″ah-je´al]
pertaining to the cardia of the stomach and the esophagus, as the cardioesophageal junction or sphincter.
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car·di·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(kar'dē-ō-ē-sof'ă-jē'ăl),
Denoting the area at the junction of the esophagus and cardiac part of the stomach.
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car·di·o·e·soph·a·ge·al

(kahr'dē-ō-ē-sō-fā'jē-ăl)
Denoting the junction of the esophagus and cardiac part of the stomach.
Synonym(s): cardio-oesophageal.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The liver left lobe was mobilized by dissecting the left triangular ligament (appendix fibrosa hepatis) to release the cardioesophageal junction and stomach fundus.
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