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esophagogastric junction in Medicine

esophagogastric junction

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-găstrĭk)
n.
  1. The line at the cardiac orifice of the stomach where there is a transition from the stratified squamous epithelium of the esophagus to the simple columnar epithelium of the stomach.
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