Apical - What does it mean?

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(wikipedia apical)


  • Of or connected with the apex.
  • (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.
  • (linguistics, of a sound) Produced with the tip of the tongue.
  • Derived terms

    * preapical

    Coordinate terms

    * * (linguistics) laminal, coronal


    (en noun)
  • (phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
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