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Descriptor English: Esophagogastric Junction
Descriptor Spanish: Unión Esofagogástrica
Descriptor unión esofagogástrica
Entry term(s) unión-esófago-gástrica
Scope note: Parte del tubo digestivo en la que el esófago se comunica con el estómago, caracterizada por la ausencia de células productoras de ácido. (Diccionario Mosby. 5a ed. Madrid: Harcourt España, 2000, p.205).
Descriptor Portuguese: Junção Esofagogástrica
Descriptor French: Jonction oesogastrique
Entry term(s): Gastroesophageal Junction
Gastroesophageal Junctions
Junction, Esophagogastric
Junction, Gastroesophageal
Junctions, Gastroesophageal
Tree number(s): A03.556.875.500.414
A03.556.875.875.330
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004943
Scope note: The area covering the terminal portion of ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of STOMACH at the cardiac orifice.
Annotation: diseases: coordinate IM with ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) or specific esophageal disease (IM); neoplasms: coordinate IM with STOMACH NEOPLASMS (IM) or ESOPHAGEAL NEOPLASMS (IM) depending on text
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
DeCS ID: 5033
Unique ID: D004943
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Esophagogastric Junction - Preferred
Concept UI M0007756
Scope note The area covering the terminal portion of ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of STOMACH at the cardiac orifice.
Preferred term Esophagogastric Junction
Entry term(s) Gastroesophageal Junction
Gastroesophageal Junctions
Junction, Esophagogastric
Junction, Gastroesophageal
Junctions, Gastroesophageal



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