hiatus

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Related to Esophageal hiatus: Aortic hiatus, caval foramen, esophageal hiatus hernia
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Synonyms for hiatus

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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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In the present series, the esophageal hiatus area measured [less than or equal to] 4 [cm.sup.2].
Hiatal hernia (HH) refers to herniation of elements of the abdominal cavity through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm.
Giant gastrointestinal stromal tumor, associated with esophageal hiatus hernia.
(4) The esophageal hiatus is an elliptical opening in the muscular part of the diaphragm, situated at the level of the T10 vertebral body.