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The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at

Term:apex of heart
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Accession:UBERON:0002098 term browser browse the term
Definition: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].
Synonyms:exact_synonym: apex cordis;   cardiac apex;   heart apex
 xref: FMA:7164;   MA:0000488;   NCIT:C32126;   SCTID:362009004;   UMLS:C0225811;   Wikipedia:Apex_of_the_heart

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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      immaterial anatomical entity 0
        anatomical point 0
          apex of heart 0
Path 2
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  epiblast (generic) 0
                    germ layer / neural crest 0
                      germ layer 0
                        mesoderm 0
                          mesoderm-derived structure 0
                            lateral plate mesoderm 0
                              primary heart field 0
                                cardiogenic splanchnic mesoderm 0
                                  heart primordium 0
                                    cardiogenic plate 0
                                      heart rudiment 0
                                        primitive heart tube 0
                                          heart tube 0
                                            heart 0
                                              apex of heart 0
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