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fundus

 [fun´dus] (pl. fun´di) (L.)
the bottom or base of anything; anatomic nomenclature for the bottom or base of an organ, or the part of a hollow organ farthest from its mouth. adj., adj fun´dal, fun´dic.
The fundus of the uterus grows in a predictable pattern during the weeks of pregnancy. From McQuillan et al., 2002.
fundus of bladder the base or posterior surface of the urinary bladder, which contains the trigone of the bladder and the outlet where urine empties through the internal urethral orifice.
fundus of eye the back portion of the interior of the eyeball, visible through the pupil by use of the ophthalmoscope. (See Atlas 4, Part A).
fundus of gallbladder the inferior, dilated portion of the gallbladder.
fundus of stomach the part of the stomach to the left and above the level of the opening between the stomach and esophagus.
fundus tym´pani the floor of the tympanic cavity.
fundus u´teri (fundus of uterus) the part of the uterus above the orifices of the fallopian tubes.
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fundus of bladder

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the fundus is formed by the posterior wall that is somewhat convex.
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fundus of bladder

The base of the urinary bladder, the portion closest to the rectum.
See also: fundus
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USG examination revealed mildly increased bladder wall thickness and accumulating sediments at the base of bladder. Appendix could not be visualized, but intraperitoneal fat planes around caecum showed increased echogenicity which suggested an inflammatory process.
It's advisable to take time for pre-operative assessment during vaginal surgeries since injuries usually involve the base of bladder with trigone and ureters.
The strong environmental base of bladder cancer and the lack of biomarkers for diseases of the bladder led us to define the expression of the metallothionein (MT) and heat shock protein (hsp) genes in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded biopsy specimens from patients with bladder cancer and other diseases using a combination of immunohistochemical and reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) techniques (7-11).