cardia

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See also: Cardia and -cardia

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek καρδία (kardía, heart). Doublet of heart.

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cardia (plural cardias or cardiae)

  1. (anatomy) The area of the stomach which directly receives contents from the esophagus.
    • 2004, William H. Marquardt, Biology of Disease Vectors, page 300:
      In some insects different cell types can be identified microscopically within the cardia.
    • 2012, Kin-ichi Nabeya, editor, Recent Advances in Diseases of the Esophagus:
      The first one is stripping from up to down for tumours in the cardias, the other one is stripping from down to up for cervical esophageal cancer.
    • 2012, Werner Peters, Peritrophic Membranes:
      After several rinses in fresh culture medium the cardiae were transferred to sterilized vessels with culture medium which had been sterilized by filtration.

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Italiot Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καρδία (kardía, heart). Cognate with Greek καρδιά (kardiá).

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cardia f

  1. heart

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cardia f (plural cardias)

  1. cardia

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