Definition of “fundus” - English Dictionary

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“fundus” in British English

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fundusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfʌn.dəs/ us /ˈfʌn.dəs/ plural fundi /ˈfʌn.daɪ/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Depth of uterus from os to fundus, two and a quarter inches, is very nearly normal. 
  • If now he be laid upon his back with his feet well elevated, and his whole body be well shaken, if there is a stone present it is possible that it may fall to the fundus of the bladder. 
  • In its natural position, the fundus of the uterus is slightly inclined forward, and any pressure, or forward traction, is liable to cause it to fall still further in that direction. 
  • It should be remarked, however, that if the stone is very large, it should be simply pushed up to the fundus of the bladder and left there, and no effort should be made to extract it. 

(Definition of “fundus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)