apex of lung

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 [a´peks] (pl. apexes, a´pices) (L.)
the pointed end of a cone-shaped part. adj., adj ap´ical.
apex of lung the rounded upper extremity of either lung.
root apex the terminal end of the root of the tooth.

a·pex of lung

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