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Gastroesophageal Junction

Summary Information: Gastroesophageal Junction

Gastroesophageal Junction: The gastroesophageal junction is the point where the esophagus meets the stomach. The gastroesophageal junction is a muscular tube that allows food that has been chewed and swallowed into the esophagus to pass into the stomach via the gastroesophageal sphincter. The gastroesophageal junction lies at the top of the stomach in the upper abdomen. Conditions that afflict the gastroesophageal junction include hiatal hernia.

Closely Related Organs: Gastroesophageal Junction

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Gastroesophageal Junction

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Other Names: Gastroesophageal Junction

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Gastroesophageal Junction

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