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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.
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Median lobe of aedeagus broad, basal two third parallel-sided, apical third narrowed suddenly, apical process triangular, midline area elevated with longitudinal carina, lateral margin rolled dorsally; parameres robust, symmetrical, as long as median lobe, lateral margin rolled ventrally, apical region coiling ventrally and inwardly, four setae present (Figs.
16 and 25; veins and tubercles brown; stigma brown to dark brown; clavus with dark brown stain on apical third, sometimes extending to end of clavus; clavus suture brown.
saphisa new species, is black with apical third yellow, and the pronotum is black with broad shiny orange transverse fascia across callar region.
Dorsal coloration: head shiny black; antennal segments I-II shiny black, III shiny black with yellowish reflections, and IV yellow; pronotum shiny black except humeral angles and posterior margin yellow; scutellum dull black with apical third yellow; clavus and corium yellow; hemelytral membrane black with broad dirty whitish margin, and basal angle dirty yellowish-white; connexivum, and dorsal abdominal segments black.
Theraneis napoana new species, described from Ecuador has the scutellum black with the apical third yellow, the anterior pronotal lobe shiny black, and densely clothed with adpressed silvery pubescence intermixed with erect hairs (except the collar), and the posterior lobe of pronotal disk has a wide longitudinal median band of adpressed silvery pubescence.
Dorsal coloration: head black; antennal segments I-II black, III pale dark brown, and IV yellow with apical third pale dark brown; pronotum black with following areas shiny yellowish-orange: middle third of anterior margin, anterolateral borders, posterior third, and irregular longitudinal stripe on middle third of posterior lobe; scutellum black; clavus shiny orange with apical third adjacent to claval commissure dark brown; corium shiny yellowish-orange with broad dark brown discoidal spot on posterior third near apical margin; hemelytral membrane dark brown with complete wide whitish border; connexivum dark brown with upper margin shiny yellowish-orange; abdominal terga III to VI orange, and VII dark brown.
Theraneis furtiva, can be differentiated by the following characters: antennal segment IV yellow with apical third chestnut brown, abdominal sterna black to dark reddish-brown with middle third of abdominal sterna III and IV, and anterior margin yellow, clavus shiny orange with apical third adjacent to claval commissure dark brown, and corium shiny yellowish-orange with broad dark brown discoidal spot close to posterior third.