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fundus

[ fuhn-duhs ]

noun

, Anatomy.
, plural fun·di [fuhn, -dahy].
  1. the base of an organ, or the part opposite to or remote from an aperture.


fundus

/ ˈfʌndəs /

noun

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


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Derived Forms

  • ˈfundic, adjective
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Other Words From

  • fundic adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of fundus1

1745–55; < Latin: literally, bottom
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Word History and Origins

Origin of fundus1

C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate
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Example Sentences

It is a question of determining the conditions under which the image of the fundus of the eye still appears distinct.

Right eye has nothing abnormal in its outward appearance, and just as little in the fundus.

That part of the cavity, or hollow of the Womb, which is in the fundus, or top.

Besides, by adopting this practice, we sacrifice the whole of the effects derived from pressure on the fundus uteri.

It facilitates the operation to introduce the lowest sutures first and then gradually work up to the fundus.

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