epicardia


epicardia
SYN: abdominal part of esophagus. [epi- + G. kardia, heart]

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epi·car·dia -'kärd-ē-ə n the short part of the esophagus extending from the diaphragm to the stomach

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n.
the part of the oesophagus, about 2 cm long, that extends from the level of the diaphragm to the stomach.

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epi·car·dia (ep″ĭ-kahrґde-ə) 1. plural of epicardium. 2. pars abdominalis oesophagi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • epicardia — n. outer membrane of the heart (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epicardia — ep·i·car·dia …   English syllables

  • epicardia — n. the part of the oesophagus, about 2 cm long, that extends from the level of the diaphragm to the stomach …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • epicardia — noun the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach • Hypernyms: ↑passage, ↑passageway • Part Holonyms: ↑esophagus, ↑oesophagus, ↑gorge, ↑gullet * * * ˌepəˈkärdēə …   Useful english dictionary

  • Часть Пищевода Абдоминальная (Epicardia) — часть пищевода (длиной примерно 2 см), которая расположена под диафрагмой. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ЧАСТЬ ПИЩЕВОДА АБДОМИНАЛЬНАЯ — (epicardia) часть пищевода (длиной примерно 2 см), которая расположена под диафрагмой …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • epicardium — noun (plural epicardia) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1865 the inner layer of the pericardium that closely envelops the heart • epicardial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epicardium — epicardial, epicardiac, adj. /ep i kahr dee euhm/, n., pl. epicardia / dee euh/. Anat. the inner serous layer of the pericardium, lying directly upon the heart. [1860 65; < NL; see EPI , CARDIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • epicardial — 1. Relating to the epicardia. 2. Relating to the epicardium. * * * epi·car·di·al ē əl adj of or relating to the epicardium …   Medical dictionary

  • part — A portion. SYN: pars [TA]. abdominal p. of aorta SYN: abdominal aorta. abdominal p. of esophagus [TA] the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach. See …   Medical dictionary


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