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fun·dus

 (fŭn′dəs)
n. pl. fun·di (-dī′) Anatomy
The portion of a hollow organ opposite or farthest from its opening.

[Latin, bottom.]

fun′dic adj.

fundus

(ˈfʌndəs)
n, pl -di (-daɪ)
(Anatomy) anatomy the base of an organ or the part farthest away from its opening
[C18: from Latin, literally: the bottom, a farm, estate]
ˈfundic adj

fun•dus

(ˈfʌn dəs)

n., pl. -di (-dī). Anat.
the base of a hollow organ, or the part furthest from the aperture.
[< Latin]
fun′dic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fundus - (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its openingfundus - (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening; "the uterine fundus"; "the fundus of the stomach"
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Translations

fun·dus

n. fondo, la parte más distante al orificio de entrada de un órgano;
___ of stomach___ del estómago;
___ uteri___ del útero.

fundus

n (gyn, ophth, etc.) fondo
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