apical

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

Definition of apical

1 :of, relating to, or situated at an apex
2 :of, relating to, or formed with the tip of the tongue
  • n, l, and r are apical consonants

apically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of apical

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


Medical Dictionary

apical

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

medical Definition of apical

:of, relating to, or situated at an apex

apically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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