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ˈfʌn dəsfun·dus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fundusnoun

    (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"


  1. fundusnoun

    the large, hollow part of an organ farthest from an opening; especially

    Etymology: From fundus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fundusnoun

    the bottom or base of any hollow organ; as, the fundus of the bladder; the fundus of the eye

    Etymology: [L., bottom.]


  1. Fundus

    The fundus of the stomach is the left portion of the stomach's body, and is marked off from the remainder of the body by a plane passing horizontally through the cardiac orifice. As the rounded part of the upper stomach, it allows for an accumulation of stomach gases produced by chemical digestion. It will also store undigested food for up to 1 hour.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fundus

    fun′dus, n. the bottom of anything: (anat.) the rounded base of a hollow organ. [L.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fundus

    A specific element of a structure or organ in the body of an animal or human being.

    In the human body a fundus can be in the stomach, eye and uterus.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2017  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fundus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fundus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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