cardia

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cardia

[′kärd·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
The orifice where the esophagus enters the stomach.
The large, blind diverticulum of the stomach adjoining the orifice.
(invertebrate zoology)
Anterior enlargement of the ventriculus in some insects.
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