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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]

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.

ap·i·cal

(ap'i-kăl) [TA]
Relating to the apex or tip of a root or tooth.
Synonym(s): apicalis [TA] .
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Integument dark infuscate, with brown to light brown margins, broad pronotal and elytral vittae, the later merging at suture apically. Antennae brown, legs yellow-brown.
Third segment of rostrum orange apically. Coryphe, pro-, and mesonotum with wide dark median stripe, black with orange margins; stripe continuing on claval margins of forewings.
Rhizome scales 2-3 mm wide, ovate-lanceolate, apically acute to acuminate; stipe scales with dark tip; costal scales commonly brown to blackish E.
Male palp dark brown; cymbium longer than wide, apically long, with three spines - one on apical and two on basal segment; embolus long, and coiled; conductor spine like; tegulum with hook like median apophysis, basal area dark; retrolateral tibial apophysis short, curved downward forming 'C' shaped cavity; ventral tibial apophysis long, curved, pointed apically; femur with two short apicodorsal spines, two long dorsal spines; patella with two long dorsal spines, apical longer; tibia with three spines, dorsal and retrolateral long, prolateral short.
20): Setae h1 situated near anterior margin of gnathosoma on small protuberances, smooth and needle-like (ca 30 [micro]m), h2 short (ca 18 [micro]m) and marginally serrate, h3 long (ca 38 [micro]m), basally serrate and apically smooth, h4 long (ca 23 [micro]m) and marginally serrate.
Dorsum almost devoid of setae; antennal segment II with narrow, pale annulation apically (Fig.
Palato gingival grooves, also called palatoradicular grooves or radicular lingual grooves, are developmental anomalies in which an infolding of the inner enamel epithelium and Hertwig's epithelial root sheath create a groove that passes from the cingulam and extend varying distances apically on to the root.
Carapace elongate, in dorsal view almost as long as head and mesosoma combined (Figure 9), apico-dorsally rounded, 2.7 times as long as wide with a sharp apical end, in lateral view 3.8 as long as high behind and 1.4 times as high apically as basally (Figure 12); longitudinally strio-rugose, baso-laterally with a pair of short carinae, two pairs of dorsal carinae, the lateral pair extended until 1/5 of carapace length and median pair delimiting a median longitudinal crenulated furrow (Figure 9).
S7 with apical lobes not parallel-sided, much broader apically (apex about twice as broad as base), retrorse section of apex not comma-shaped; gonostylus more robust in profile, about same width across its length, basally not protuberant on medial margin in dorsal view (Peru).
[11] Cortical holes were made in the alveolar bone with a small and round carbide bur from the canine to the second premolar, curving apically to pass 3-5 mm from the apex [Figure 3] and fine osteotomes were advanced in the coronal direction.