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The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at

Term:esophagogastric junction
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Accession:UBERON:0007650 term browser browse the term
Definition:The junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: cardioesophageal junction;   gastroesophageal junction
 related_synonym: GEJ;   esophageal sphincter;   squamocolumnar junction between esophagus and stomach
 xref: BTO:0004364;   FMA:9434;   GAID:292;   MESH:D004943;   NCIT:C32668;   SCTID:362130006;   UMLS:C0014871

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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          anatomical junction 0
            digestive tract junction 0
              esophagogastric junction 0
                esophagogastric junction mucosa 0
                esophagogastric junction muscularis mucosa 0
                esophagogastric junction muscularis propria 0
                esophagogastric junction submucosa 0
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