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Noun: epicardia
  1. The short part of the oesophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
Noun: epicardium (epicardia)  ,e-pi'kaa(r)-dee-um
  1. The innermost of the two layers of the pericardium
    - visceral pericardium

Derived forms: epicardias

Type of: passage, passageway, serosa, serous membrane

Part of: esophagus [N. Amer], gorge, gullet, oesophagus [Brit, Cdn], pericardium

Encyclopedia: Epicardia