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Esophageal Constrictions

KEY: (A) Tongue (B) Epiglottis (C) Thyroid cartilage (D) Cricoid cartilage (E) Cricopharyngeus muscle (part of the inferior pharyngeal constrictor) (F) Esophagus (G) Arch of Aorta (H) Trachea (I) Diaphragm (J) Abdominal esophagus (K) Cardiac part of the stomach (L) Incisor teeth (1) Pharyngo-esophageal constriction (2) Thoracic (aortobronchial) constriction (3) Diaphragmatic constriction (inferior esophageal sphincter)
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