cardia

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

car·dia

noun \ˈkär-dē-ə\
plural car·di·ae\-dē-ˌē\ or car·dias

Definition of CARDIA

:  the opening of the esophagus into the stomach; also :  the part of the stomach adjoining this opening

Origin of CARDIA

New Latin, from Greek kardia heart, upper orifice of the stomach
First Known Use: 1782

car·dia

noun \ˈkärd-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural car·di·ae \-ē-ˌē\ or cardias

Medical Definition of CARDIA

1
: the opening of the esophagus into the stomach
2
: the part of the stomach adjoining the cardia

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