the distinct low fold of tissue that separates the non-glandular area of the stomach (forestomach) from the glandular stomach; the limiting ridge extends circumferentially from the large curvature of the stomach to the small curvature, just below the esophagus; at the esophagus, the course of the limiting ridge bends into a U-shape and almost surrounds the esophageal opening [ ]

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squamo-columnar junction between forestomach and glandular stomach

limiting ridge of stomach

forestomach - glandular stomach squamocolumnar junction

squamocolumnar junction with the glandular stomach

margo plicatus