Abdominal esophagus

Name
Abdominal esophagus
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Definition
The lower thoracic portion (or abdominal esophagus), is 8 cm in length and is the distal half of the esophagus between the tracheal bifurcation and the esophago-gastric junction, approximately 40 cm from the upper incisor teeth.
Resource
Title: SEER Self Instructional Manuals for Tumor Registrars
Edition: Book 4
Year: 1995
Human Anatomy as Related to Tumor Formation

Alternate Names
Lower thoracic esophagus
Abstractor Notes
None
Histology
None
Primary Sites
C152 Abdominal esophagus