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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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The isolated gastric varices (IGVs) were classified as type 1 (IGV1) which are varices in the fundus of stomach in the absence of oesophageal varices, whereas isolated varices anywhere in the stomach were classified as type 2 (IGV2).
So gangrene of the fundus of stomach is a rare event, Its cause has been attributed to gastric volvules, intrathoracic herniation of stomach through the diaphragm, psychogenic polyphagia resulting in massive gastric dilation, ingestion of corrosive materials, embolization of atherosclerotic plague, thrombosis of major arterial supply occlusion of gastric vessels by therapeutically injected foreign bodies and necrotizing gastritis caused by organisms.
Forming of valve is conducted without lengthening of esophagus and without creation of cuff from the fundus of stomach round the distal department of esophagus.