Cardiac notch of stomach

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Cardiac stomach
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Outline of stomach, showing its anatomical landmarks (cardiac notch not labeled, but visible at top center, as the indentation to the left of the fundus)
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Latin Incisura cardialis, incisura cardiaca
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The right margin of the oesophagus is continuous with the lesser curvature of the stomach, while the left margin joins the greater curvature at an acute angle, termed the cardiac notch (or cardial notch).

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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