As adjectives the difference between apical and basolateral
is that apical
is of or connected with the apex while basolateral
is of or pertaining to the base and side of something.
As a noun apical
is (phonetics) a sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
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.
Of or pertaining to the base and side of something