eyegrounds

The fundus of the eye as seen with the ophthalmoscope.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • eyegrounds — n. fundus of the eye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fundus — Latin word for the bottom. In medicine, fundus refers to the bottom or base of an organ. For example, the fundus of the eye (the retina), the fundus of the uterus, and so on. The fundus of the stomach is inexplicably the upper portion. * * * The… …   Medical dictionary

  • eye|ground — «Y GROWND», noun. the fundus of the eye, as viewed through an ophthalmoscope; the back part of the interior of the eyeball: »More emphasis is being placed upon the examination of the eyegrounds…as an index of the general arteriolar pattern… …   Useful english dictionary

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