Abbreviations


From the following article

Esophagus - anatomy and development

Braden Kuo and Daniela Urma

GI Motility online (2006)

doi:10.1038/gimo6

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CP

cricopharyngeus muscle

CT

computed tomography

fMRI

functional magnetic resonance imaging

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

GI

gastrointestinal

ICC

interstitial cells of Cajal

LES

lower esophageal sphincter

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

PET

positron emission tomography

UES

upper esophageal sphincter

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