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Related to apical abscess: apical periodontitis
an alveolar abscess localized around the apex of a tooth root.
apical abscess(1) Periapical abscess (of tooth).
(2) Abscess in the pulmonary apex.
apical abscessDentistry An abscess near a tooth root's apex caused by deep caries; AAs may extend to the tooth's pulp chamber, destroying nerves, blood vessels Management Root canal therapy–endodontics, tooth extraction
per·i·ap·i·cal ab·scess(perē-api-kăl abses)
pertaining to an apex.
a localized suppurative inflammation of tissues about the apex of a tooth root.
a foramen made up of multiple fine channels found at the apex of a tooth root through which the blood supply and nerves pass.
apical ectodermal ridge
an ectodermal thickening at the end of each limb bud in the developing embryo; of critical importance in the initiation of limb segments.
a radiological feature of apical abscesses in which the surrounding alveolar bone becomes radiolucent.
apical lung lobe
the cranial lobe of the lung.
penile apical ligament
a fibrous band along the dorsal surface of the distal part of the penis of the bull which helps to produce a slight twist in the erect state. Abnormality may contribute to the development of deviation of the penis during erection.