fundus

fundus, pl. fundi (fun´dus, dI) [NA]

The bottom or lowest part of a sac or hollow organ; that part farthest removed from the opening or exit; occasionally a broad cul-de-sac. [L. bottom]
f. albipuncta´tus [MIM*136880] a nonprogressive disorder of the retinal pigment epithelium characterized by numerous discrete, white dots; night blindness is a feature; the genetics involved are unclear.
f. diabet´icus diabetic retinopathy
f. flavimacula´tus [MIM*230100] a genetic disorder of the pigment epithelium of the retina manifested by yellowish white flecks; some loss of central vision is involved; probably autosomal recesssive.
f. of gallbladder the wide closed end of the gallbladder situated at the inferior border of the liver.f. vesicae biliaris (felleae) [NA] ;
f. gas´tricus [NA] f. of stomach
f. of internal acoustic meatus the thin cribriform plate of bone separating the cochlea and vestibule from the internal acoustic meatus; a transverse crest divides it into two regions; in the superior region are located the area nervi facialis and the area vestibularis superior; in the inferior region are located the area cochleae, area vestibularis inferior, and foramen singulare.f. meatus acustici interni [NA], f. of internal auditory meatus;
f. of internal auditory meatus f. of internal acoustic meatus
leopard f. tessellated f
f. mea´tus acus´tici inter´ni [NA] f. of internal acoustic meatus
mosaic f. tessellated f
f. oc´uli the portion of the interior of the eyeball around the posterior pole, visible through the ophthalmoscope. See eyegrounds.
pepper and salt f. ophthalmoscopic appearance of the f. caused by choriocapillaris atrophy and pigment proliferation.
f. polycythe´micus the engorged, dilated veins, with cyanotic retina, occurring in erythremia.
f. of stomach the portion of the stomach that lies above the cardiac notch.f. gastricus [NA], f. ventriculi, greater cul-de-sac;
tessellated f. a normal f. to which a deeply pigmented choroid gives the appearance of dark polygonal areas between the choroidal vessels, especially in the periphery.f. tigré, leopard f., leopard retina, mosaic f., tigroid f., tigroid retina;
f. tigré tessellated f
tigroid f. tessellated f
f. tym´pani floor of tympanic cavity
f. of urinary bladder the f. is formed by the posterior wall which is somewhat convex.f. vesicae urinariae [NA], bas-fond, base of bladder;
f. u´teri [NA] f. of uterus
f. of uterus the upper rounded extremity of the uterus above the openings of the uterine (fallopian) tubes.f. uteri [NA] ;
f. ventric´uli * official alternate term for f. of stomach
f. vesi´cae biliar´is (fel´leae) [NA] f. of gallbladder
f. vesi´cae urina´riae [NA] f. of urinary bladder

 

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