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fundus

[fuhn-duh s] /ˈfʌn dəs/
noun, plural fundi
[fuhn-dahy] /ˈfʌn daɪ/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
the base of an organ, or the part opposite to or remote from an aperture.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin: literally, bottom
Related forms
fundic, adjective
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Examples for fundus
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for fundus

fundus

/ˈfʌndəs/
noun (pl) -di (-daɪ)
1.
(anatomy) the base of an organ or the part farthest away from its opening
Derived Forms
fundic, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate
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Word Origin and History for fundus
fundus
from L. fundus bottom (see fund (n.)).
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fundus in Medicine

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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