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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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Cataphylls triangular basally, lanceolate apically, 3-6 cm
Antenna with scape and pedicel brownish yellow to brown, flagellum brownish basally to blackish apically.
Both groups share a following number of common features: (1) head vertical, with horizontal vertex located at right angle to flat and vertical frons, vertex usually with clear longitudinal depression, epistomal suture never depressed in contrast to eccritotarsines with vertical head; (2) antenna longer than body length; (3) pronotum campanulate, with flat pronotal collar, posteriorly delimited by shallow depression extending directly to propleural suture at sides; (4) parempodia flattened, apically spatulate.
The new species is very similar to Minettia (Frendelia) fuscofasciata from the Oriental Region in the following characters: mesonotum with a pair of black stripes between dc rows, hind tibia with 1 weak preapical ad, wing brown at base and abdomen whitish gray pruinosity, but it can be separated from the latter by the surstylus having 2 long and furcated apical processes and the phallus with a trapeziform sclerite, round apically in ventral view.
Diagnosis (based on illustration in Attems (1944)): Gonopod with one long, curved and apically tapered femoral process (Fig.
Median lamella about two thirds the height of lateral lamella, apically bluntly rounded and distally narrower than in mid-region.
schuhi the lateral oviduct is distinctly bifurcate and lobed basally, and the sclerotized rings are pointed apically (Fig.
11, 12) elongate; apical process relatively convergent apically in ventral aspect; internal sac elongate.
Metafemur rather tumid, weakly enlarged; tibial spines prominent bur shorter than diameter of respective tibia; parempodia lamellate, somewhat semicircular, subparallel or apically convergent.
Palpus darkish yellow, brownish towards tip and apically with strong setae (Fig.