As adjectives the difference between amical and apical
is that amical
is friendly, amicable while apical
is of or connected with the apex.
As a noun apical is
(phonetics) a sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
* 2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 172:
- The Encyclopédie pulled through this crisis mainly through the amical assistance of Malesherbes, councillor in the Paris Cour des Aides, a member of the Lamoignon clan, and official Director of the Book Trade.
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.
* (linguistics) laminal, coronal
(phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.