fundus fundus

Definition(s):

  • (n) (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening

Usage(s):

  • If this research is done, it will prove that gastric fundus contain satiety-specific neurons with their axons passing through vagus nerve to the satiety center of hypothalamus.

News

  1. Impaired autophagy associated with age-related macular degeneration

    A new study changes our understanding of the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The researchers found that degenerative changes and loss of vision are caused by impaired function of the lysosomal clean-up mechanism, or autophagy, in the fundus of the eye. The results open new avenues for the treatment of the dry form of AMD, which currently lacks an efficient treatment.
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Research breakthrough: Impaired autophagy associated with age-related macular degeneration

    ( University of Eastern Finland ) A new study published in the prestigious PLoS One journal changes our understanding of the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The researchers found that degenerative changes and loss of vision are caused by impaired function of the lysosomal clean-up mechanism, or autophagy, in the fundus of the eye. The results open new avenues for the ...
    on August 21, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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