Relating to the tip, summit, or topmost point of something.
From the latin word apicem meaning "tip" or "summit".
- The apical part of the flower is where the petals are attached.
- The apical meristem is responsible for the growth of the stem.
- The apical segment of the lung is located at the top.
- He was interested in the apical coronal plane of the tooth.
- The apical pulse is the pulse felt at the base of the neck.