Stomach fundus

Stomach fundus

Infobox Anatomy
Latin = fundus gastricus
GraySubject = 247
GrayPage = 1163

Caption = Outline of stomach, showing its anatomical landmarks.

Caption2 = Diagram from [] :
* 1. Body of stomach
* 2. Fundus
* 3. Anterior wall
* 4. Greater curvature
* 5. Lesser curvature
* 6. Cardia
* 9. Pyloric sphincter
* 10. Pyloric antrum
* 11. Pyloric canal
* 12. Angular notch
* 13. Gastric canal
* 14. Rugal folds

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DorlandsPre = f_17
DorlandsSuf = 12380862
The fundus of the stomach is the left portion of the stomach's body, and is marked off from the remainder of the body by a plane passing horizontally through the cardiac orifice.

As the rounded part of the upper stomach, it allows for an accumulation of gases produced by chemical digestion.

It will also store undigested food for up to 1 hour.

ee also

* Fundic glands
* Fundic gland polyposis


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