Apical (adjective)

Relating to the tip, summit, or topmost point of something.

Origin:

From the latin word apicem meaning "tip" or "summit".

Examples:

  1. The apical part of the flower is where the petals are attached.
  2. The apical meristem is responsible for the growth of the stem.
  3. The apical segment of the lung is located at the top.
  4. He was interested in the apical coronal plane of the tooth.
  5. The apical pulse is the pulse felt at the base of the neck.
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