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apical

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adjective api·cal \ˈā-pi-kəl also ˈa-pi-\

Definition of apical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or situated at an apex

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or formed with the tip of the tongue <n, l, and r are apical consonants>

api·cal·lyplay \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of apical

probably from New Latin apicalis, from Latin apic-, apex


First Known Use: 1806


Medical Dictionary

apical

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adjective api·cal \ˈā-pi-kəl also ˈap-i-\

Medical Definition of apical

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at an apex

  2. api·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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