- the base of an organ, or the part opposite to or remote from an aperture.
Origin of fundus
1745–55; < Latin: literally, bottom
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- anatomy the base of an organ or the part farthest away from its opening
Word Origin for fundus
C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate
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from Latin fundus "bottom" (see fund (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The bottom of or part farthest from the opening of a sac or hollow organ.
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