The fundus is the portion of the stomach that lies above the cardiac notch, and contains the fundic glands[GO, Kardong]. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0014825 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0073040584 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundus_(stomach) ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The fundus is the portion of the stomach that lies above the cardiac notch, and contains the fundic glands[GO, Kardong].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Gray1046.svg
external definition
  • The greater curvature of the stomach. [Dorian_AF, Elsevier's_encyclopaedic_dictionary_of_medicine, Part_B:_Anatomy_(1988)_Amsterdam_etc.:_Elsevier][VHOG]
has exact synonym
  • gastric fundus
  • stomach fundus
  • fundus gastricus (ventricularis)
has related synonym
  • fundus ventricularis
  • fundus ventriculi
  • fundus gastricus ventricularis
  • fundus gastricus
homology notes
  • Although all vertebrates have a digestive tract and accessory glands, various parts of this system are not necessarily homologous, analogous, or even present in all species. Therefore, broad comparisons can be best made under the listings of headgut, foregut, midgut, pancreas and biliary system, hindgut.[uncertain][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0001160