cupula

noun

cu·​pu·​la ˈkyü-p(y)ə-lə How to pronounce cupula (audio)
plural cupulae -ˌlē How to pronounce cupula (audio)
1
: the bony apex of the cochlea
2
: the peak of the pleural sac covering the apex of the lung

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“Cupula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cupula. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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