fundus of the stomach

fundus of the stomach

a cul-de-sac of the stomach that lies above the level of the cardiac orifice, where the esophagus joins the stomach. It contains a gas bubble, the magenblassen.
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Gross examination of the nodule from the anterior wall of the fundus of the stomach showed a whitish gray elastic mass measuring 1.
Miller's notes on the surgery indicated, "the fundus of the stomach which had been picated [wrapped] around the esophagus, had a very tiny perforation in the right lateral portion of the [stomach] wrap.
This decline in food intake is primarily due to the shrinkage of the fundus of the stomach.