superior pole

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superior pole

[TA]
for a structure having a vertically oriented long axis, the point at the upper end of the axis, furthest from the soles of the feet; the highest point of a structure's surface. See: superior pole of kidney, upper pole of testis.
Synonym(s): extremitas superior [TA], polus superior ☆ , superior extremity1 ☆ , upper pole