Origin: L, a funnel, from infundere to pour in or into. See Infuse.
1. <anatomy> A funnel-shaped or dilated organ or part; as, the infundibulum of the brain, a hollow, conical process, connecting the floor of the third ventricle with the pituitary body; the infundibula of the lungs, the enlarged terminations of the bronchial tubes.
(01 Mar 1998)
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