fundus

[ fuhn-duh s ]
/ ˈfʌn dəs /
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noun, plural fun·di [fuhn-dahy] /ˈfʌn daɪ/. Anatomy.

the base of an organ, or the part opposite to or remote from an aperture.

Origin of fundus

1745–55; < Latin: literally, bottom

Related forms

fun·dic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fundi (1 of 3)

fundi

1
/ (ˈfʊndiː) /

noun

East African a person skilled in repairing or maintaining machinery; mechanic

Word Origin for fundi

C20: from Swahili

British Dictionary definitions for fundi (2 of 3)

fundi

2
/ (ˈfʊndiː) /

noun

Southern African an expert

Word Origin for fundi

C20: from Nguni umfindisi a teacher

British Dictionary definitions for fundi (3 of 3)

fundus

/ (ˈfʌndəs) /

noun plural -di (-daɪ)

anatomy the base of an organ or the part farthest away from its opening

Derived Forms

fundic, adjective

Word Origin for fundus

C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate
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Medicine definitions for fundi

fundus

[ fŭndəs ]

n. pl. fun•di (-dī′)

The bottom of or part farthest from the opening of a sac or hollow organ.

Related forms

fundic adj.
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