subapical

adjective

sub·​api·​cal ˌsəb-ˈā-pi-kəl How to pronounce subapical (audio)
 also  -ˈa-
: situated below or near an apex

Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subapical was in 1828

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“Subapical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subapical. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

subapical

adjective
sub·​api·​cal
ˌsəb-ˈā-pi-kəl also -ˈap-i-
: situated below or near an apex
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