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Relating to a fundus.
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adjective Referring to a fundus (e.g., gastric fundus or ocular fundus).
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Relating to a fundus.
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(fun'dus) [L. fundus, bottom]
1. The larger part, base, or body of a hollow organ.
2. The portion of an organ most remote from its opening. fundic (fun'dik), adjective

fundus of bladder

The base of the urinary bladder, the portion closest to the rectum.

fundus flavimaculatus

Stargardt disease.

fundus of gallbladder

The lower dilated portion of the gallbladder.

ocular fundus

The posterior part of the eye including the retina and optic nerve.

fundus of stomach

The uppermost portion of the stomach, posterior and lateral to the entrance of the esophagus.

fundus tympani

The floor of the tympanic cavity close to the jugular fossa. It contains the bulb of the internal jugular vein.

fundus uteri

Fundus of the uterus.
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fundus of the uterus

The area of the uterus above the openings of the fallopian tubes.
Synonym: fundus uteri See: illustration
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2), that extended throughout the length of the stomach, their number were high but they were thin and branched in the fundic region, in addition to some diagonal and transverse rugaes which branched from the longitudinal rugae near the proximal part of this region of the stomach while there were 3 or 4 thick longitudinal not branched rugaes in the cardiac portion which extended to the pyloric region and began to disappear gradually from the middle of the pyloric region.
(1) Esophagus, (2) cardiac stomach, (3) fundic stomach, (4) pyloric stomach, (5) pyloric caeca, (6) anterior intestine, (7) mid intestine, and (8) posterior intestine/rectum.
Evaluation of the contractile behavior of fundic gastric strips in response to CCh
Duodenal gastric heterotopia: Further evidence of an association with fundic gland polyps.
Long term use of proton pump inhibitors has also been associated with development of hyperplastic and fundic gland type polyps.
However, the number of inflammatory cells (Mast cells and globule leucocytes) was usually higher in the fundic mucosae from goats receiving tannins than in the control group (Paolini et al., 2003a).
Fragments of the esophagus, stomach (cardic, fundic and pyloric parts) and intestine (proximal, medial and distal sections) of farmed and wild specimens were washed in 0.9% saline and then fixed in Bouin solution for 24 hours.
Fundic atrophic gastritis in an elderly population.