The apex of the heart is the lowest superficial part of the heart. It is directed downward, forward, and to the left, and is overlapped by the left lung and pleura. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apex_of_the_heart ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
apex cordis

definition

The apex of the heart is the lowest superficial part of the heart. It is directed downward, forward, and to the left, and is overlapped by the left lung and pleura. [WP,unvetted].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Gray492.png

external ontology notes

FMA also has terms for the apical zone

has exact synonym

cardiac apex

apex cordis

heart apex

id

UBERON:0002098

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