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 ]

Synonyms: cardiac apex apex cordis heart apex

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uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
apex cordis

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

external ontology notes

FMA also has terms for the apical zone

id

UBERON:0002098

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