fundus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fundus (bottom).

Noun[edit]

fundus (plural fundi)

  1. (anatomy) the large, hollow part of an organ farthest from an opening; especially
    1. the top, hollow portion of the uterus and
    2. the back, interior part of the eye: the retina and associated blood vessels, etc.
    3. the uppermost curve of the stomach

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Verb[edit]

fundus

  1. conditional of fundi

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-mn. Cognates include Sanskrit बुध्न (budhna), Persian بن (bon, root, bottom), Ancient Greek πυθμήν (puthmḗn, bottom), and Old English botm (English bottom).

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Noun[edit]

fundus m (genitive fundī); second declension

  1. bottom, lowest part,
  2. farm, piece of land, estate
  3. ground
  4. foundation
  5. an authority

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fundus fundī
genitive fundī fundōrum
dative fundō fundīs
accusative fundum fundōs
ablative fundō fundīs
vocative funde fundī

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References[edit]

  • fundus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879