fundus

[ fuhn-duhs ]
/ ˈfʌn dəs /

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

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

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Origin of fundus

1745–55; <Latin: literally, bottom

OTHER WORDS FROM fundus

fundic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fundus

fundus
/ (ˈfʌndəs) /

noun plural -di (-daɪ)

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

Derived forms of fundus

fundic, adjective

Word Origin for fundus

C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate
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Medical definitions for fundus

fundus
[ fŭndəs ]

n. pl. fun•di (-dī′)

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

Other words from fundus

fundic adj.
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