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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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According to Dhanya Kumar, Gutta Flow enables significantly better sealing in the apical 3 mm of the root canal as a result of a better leakage in the lateral canals and present depressions in the apical third of the tooth.
The results of this investigation are not surprising and are in agreement with those of previous studies, which confirm that the cleaning efficiency decreases when approaching the WL within the apical third for all the investigated systems (13-15).
Positive control group ProTaper ProTaper/ Xylol Failure mode CT MT AT CT MT AT CT MT AT Adhesive 0 0 10 10 10 30 10 20 20 Cohesive 80 70 50 60 50 40 60 50 50 Mixed 20 30 40 30 40 30 30 30 30 ProTaper/ orange oil ProTaper/ eucalyptol Failure mode CT MT AT CT MT AT Adhesive 20 20 30 10 30 30 Cohesive 50 50 50 60 40 50 Mixed 40 30 20 30 30 20 CT = coronal third; MT = middle third; AT = apical third.
29] claimed that the SAF file has a scrubbing action on the canals, which clearly results in a very clean surface even in the unreachable parts of the canal by activation of the irrigant in the apical third of the canal.
27 Furthermore, reciprocating motion facilitates centered instrumentation more than a continuous rotating motion does, as aggressive continuous rotating motion tends toward the external wall of the canal, especially in the apical third.
1) Therefore, due to the growing demand for wider preparation of the apical third of the root canal, (2,3,4,5) the Reciproc[R] system was designed (VDW[TM] GmbH, Munich, Germany).
In lateral view, apical third of parameres curved; phallobase moderately lengthened basally, basal and apical sections equal in length; sclerotized support of aedeagus narrow, cylindrical.
A periapical radiographic view revealed a separated instrument fragment in apical third of the MB root extruding beyond the radiographic termination of the root apex with associated periapical radiolucency around the MB root apex (Figure 1a).
scabrella, with the greatest number of the larvae concentrated in the basal and middle sections and fewer in the apical third (Costa et al.
Benjamin Briseno marroquin (7) introduced an anti-zipping preparation system (method and instrument) for curved root canals with which preparation effects such as "zips" and "elbowing" at the apical third can be easily eliminated.
Anterior margin almost straight at basal two thirds, apical third slightly convex; posterior margin slightly convex.