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Cardia: The portion of the stomach surrounding the cardioesophageal junction (the opening of the esophagus into the stomach). For additional information, see http://training.seer.cancer.gov/ugi/anatomy/stomach.html

Alternate Names
Cardiac orifice
Cardioesophageal junction
Esophagogastric junction
Gastric cardia
Gastroesophageal junction
Primary Site
C160 Cardia, NOS