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Synonyms for hiatus

Synonyms for hiatus

an interval during which continuity is suspended

Synonyms for hiatus

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)

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a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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The esophageal hiatus was formed by the contribution from the medial right crus (Figure 3).
Radiographically, there was an instinct adhesional obstruction on the level of esophageal hiatus Fig-1A.
Filler AM, Randolph JG, Gross RE: Esophageal hiatus hernia in infants and children.
It must be emphasized that the position of the Z-line in adults does not coincide exactly with the anatomical transition between the esophagus and the stomach, but is situated above this region, close to the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm (hiatus oesophageus) (Fig.
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