root apex(redirected from tip of tooth root)
apex[a´peks] (pl. apexes, a´pices) (L.)
the pointed end of a cone-shaped part. adj., adj ap´ical.
apex of lung the rounded upper extremity of either lung.
root apex the terminal end of the root of the tooth.
the tip of a tooth root, that part farthest from the incisal or occlusal side.
The end of the root of a tooth. The anatomical landmark in the apical region is the apical foramen.
See also: apex