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ap·i·ces

(ap'i-sēs),
Plural of apex.

apices

See apex.

ap·i·ces

(ap'i-sēz)
Plural of apex.

apex

(ā′peks″) (ā′pĭ-sēz″) plural.apexesplural.apices [L. apex, tip]
The pointed extremity of a conical structure.

apex of the heart

The tip of the left ventricle, opposite the base of the heart. The apex of the heart moves considerably with each heartbeat, and the point of maximal impulse (PMI) can be felt on the chest wall above the apex.

apex of the lung

The superior, subclavicular portion of the lung.

root apex

The end of the root of a tooth. The anatomical landmark in the apical region is the apical foramen.