Cardia meaning

kär'dē-ə
The opening of the esophagus into the stomach.
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The upper portion of the stomach that adjoins this opening.
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The opening of the esophagus into the stomach.
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The upper portion of the stomach that adjoins this opening.
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(anatomy) The section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach.
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(anatomy) The heart.
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A former town in Thrace.
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Used to describe conditions of the heart.
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Origin of cardia

  • Greek kardiā heart, cardiac orifice of the stomach kerd- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek καρδία (kardia, “heart").
    From Wiktionary