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Related to Cardiac region: Cardiac orifice, Cardiac glands
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the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

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To clarify; ST: stomach; S spleen; L: liver; P: pectoral muscle; I: intestine; Fu, fundic region; ca cardiac region; py: pyloric region; O: esophagus; Do: duodenum; pys external pyloric constriction; gc: greater curvature; ic: lesser curvature.
* Cardiac region (cardia), the part near the esophageal orifice, which contains the cardiac glands.
The prevalence rate was highest in the cardiac region (9.13%), followed by the fundus (0.16%) and the antrum (0.8%).