Apical meaning

ā'pĭ-kəl, ăp'ĭ-
Of, relating to, located at, or constituting an apex.
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Of, relating to, or articulated with the tip of the tongue, as (t), (d), and (s).
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Of, at, or constituting the apex.
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Articulated with the apex, or tip, of the tongue, as the (l), (t), and (d) of lighted.
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A sound so articulated.
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Of or connected with the apex.
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(botany, of a meristem) Situated at the growing tip of the plant or its roots, in comparison with intercalary growth situated between zones of permanent tissue.
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(linguistics, of a sound) Produced with the tip of the tongue.
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(phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
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Origin of apical

  • From Latin apex apic- top
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From apex.
    From Wiktionary