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Esophagogastric junction

Esophagogastric junction

Esophagogastric junction <– IMAGE

TERMS

– esophagus

– esophageal junction

– longitudinal esophageal muscle

– circular esophageal muscle

– gradual slight muscular thickening

– phrenoesophageal ligament (ascending or upper limb)

– supradiaphragmatic fascia

– diaphragm

– infradiaphragmatic fascia (transversalis fascia)

– phrenoesophageal ligament (descending limb)

– peritoneum

– cardiac notch

– esophageal mucosa

– submucosa

– diaphragm

– subhiatal fat ring

– zigzag (Z lines): junction of esophageal and gastric mucosa

– cardiac part of the stomach (cardia)

– gastric folds (rugae)

– longitudinal esophageal muscle

– circular esophageal muscle

– cardiac notch

– fundus of the stomach

– collar of Helvetius

– window cut in middle circular muscle layer of stomach

– innermost oblique muscle layer of stomach (forms sling)

– outer longitudinal muscle layer of stomach

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