esophagogastric junction

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Noun1.esophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
join, articulation, joint, junction, juncture - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
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The liver left lobe was mobilized by dissecting the left triangular ligament (appendix fibrosa hepatis) to release the cardioesophageal junction and stomach fundus.
Blue arrow shows bile leakage, red arrow shows the left triangular ligament, and white arrow shows the cardioesophageal junction.
Boerhaave's syndrome is characterized by the full layer and vertical tear at the cardioesophageal junction of the esophagus, following heaving and vomiting, and results from the sudden rise in intraluminal pressure in the distal esophagus (2, 3).