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Esophagogastric junction

Introduction: Esophagogastric junction

Description of Esophagogastric junction

Esophagogastric junction: site of transition from the stratified squamous epithelium of the esophagus to the simple columnar epithelium of the cardia of the stomach.
Source: CRISP

Esophagogastric junction: The area covering the terminal portion of ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of STOMACH at the cardiac orifice.
Source: MeSH 2007

Esophagogastric junction: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Esophagogastric junction:

Terms associated with Esophagogastric junction:

Terms Similar to Esophagogastric junction:

  • esophageal sphincter

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Esophagogastric junction:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Esophagogastric junction

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Esophagogastric junction can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Esophagogastric junction

The following list attempts to classify Esophagogastric junction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

MESH - OBO - Hierarchy 2

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