fundus

[fuhn-duhs]
noun, plural fundi [fuhn-dahy] . Anatomy.
the base of an organ, or the part opposite to or remote from an aperture.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin: literally, bottom

fundic, adjective
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fundus (ˈfʌndəs)
 
n , pl -di
anatomy the base of an organ or the part farthest away from its opening
 
[C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate]
 
'fundic
 
adj

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fundus
from L. fundus bottom (see fund (n.)).
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fundus fun·dus (fŭn'dəs)
n. pl. fun·di (-dī')
The bottom of or part farthest from the opening of a sac or hollow organ.


fun'dic adj.
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Example sentences
The left column shows preoperative fundus images and the right column shows postoperative images.
Its fundus is clothed with peritoneum as far as the level of the internal orifice of the urethra.
The fundus undergoes little alteration in position, being only slightly lowered.
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