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apical

 [ap´ĭ-k'l]
pertaining to an apex.

ap·i·cal

(ap'i-kăl), [TA]
1. Relating to the apex or tip of a pyramidal or pointed structure.
2. Situated nearer to the apex of a structure in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of basal.
Synonym(s): apicalis [TA]

apical

/ap·i·cal/ (ap´ĭ-k'l) pertaining to an apex.

apical

See apex.

ap·i·cal

(ap'i-kăl) [TA]
1. Relating to the apex or tip of a pyramidal or pointed structure.
2. Situated nearer to the apex of a structure in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of basal.
3. Synonym(s): point of maximal impulse.

apical

of, at, or being the apex.

apical

relating to the apex of a structure, e.g. tip of a toe

ap·i·cal

(ap'i-kăl) [TA]
Relating to the apex or tip of a root or tooth.
Synonym(s): apicalis [TA] .

apical (ap´ikəl),

adj pertaining to the end portion of the root.
apical curettage,
n the surgical removal of diseased tissue surrounding a root apex.
apical fiber,
n See fiber, apical.
apical foramen,
apical third,
adj the inferior third of a tooth's root or root canal.

apical

pertaining to an apex.

apical abscess
a localized suppurative inflammation of tissues about the apex of a tooth root.
apical delta
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.
apical halo
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.