|RDF Unique Identifier:||https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002299|
|Scope note:||That part of the STOMACH close to the opening from ESOPHAGUS into the stomach (cardiac orifice), the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION. The cardia is so named because of its closeness to the HEART. Cardia is characterized by the lack of acid-forming cells (GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS).
|Annotation:||adjective form = "cardial": do not confuse with "cardiac" (heart); diseases: coord IM with STOMACH DISEASES (IM); neoplasms: coord IM with STOMACH NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
GD growth & development
RE radiation effects
|Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL):||Click here to access the VHL documents|
|Date of Entry:||1999/01/01|
Cardia - Preferred
|Scope note||That part of the STOMACH close to the opening from ESOPHAGUS into the stomach (cardiac orifice), the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION. The cardia is so named because of its closeness to the HEART. Cardia is characterized by the lack of acid-forming cells (GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS).|
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