apex pulmonis


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a·pex of lung

[TA]
the rounded, upper extremity of each lung that extends into the cupula of the pleura.
Synonym(s): apex pulmonis [TA]

apex pulmonis

[pəlmō′nis]
Etymology: L, apex + pulmoneus, lung
the rounded upper border of each lung, projecting above the clavicle.
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