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Cardia

"Cardia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

That part of the STOMACH close to the opening from ESOPHAGUS into the stomach (cardiac orifice), the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION. The cardia is so named because of its closeness to the HEART. Cardia is characterized by the lack of acid-forming cells (GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cardia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cardia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 38 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2011
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