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Descriptions of Fundus

Fundus: (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part farthest from its opening; "the uterine fundus"
Source: WordNet 2.1

Fundus : General term for the part of any body organ furthest from its entrance

Summary Information: Fundus

Fundus: The fundus is one of four sections of the stomach. The fundus is located at the uppermost section of the stomach. Its function is to store accumulated gas, which is produced as a by product of digestion, and to store extra food as needed.

Conditions that afflict the fundus include stomach cancer, stomach gas, indigestion, gastric ulcer, Helicobacter pylori infection and gastritis.

Closely Related Organs: Fundus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Fundus

The following conditions are related to the organ: Fundus:

Sub Parts: Fundus

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Fundus:

  • Layers of the stomach wall

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Fundus

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Fundus:

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