cupula

noun
cu·pu·la | \ˈkyü-p(y)ə-lə \
plural cupulae\-ˌlē \

Medical Definition of cupula 

1 : the bony apex of the cochlea

2 : the peak of the pleural sac covering the apex of the lung

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