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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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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