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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The highest or uppermost point. Also: The lower pointed end of the heart situated in man opposite the space between the cartilages of the fifth and sixth ribs on the left side.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun, : His election to the presidency was the apex of his career
  • Spiders (Cyclops sp.) can smother young growing apices.
  • Usually hairy underneath, bases rounded or heart-shaped, apices narrow.
  • The archegonial groups occupy the apices of short branches (fig. 13, A.). for more
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