Apical vs Basolateral - What's the difference?

apical | basolateral |


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.

apical

English

(wikipedia apical)

Adjective

(-)
  • 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

    Noun

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

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    basolateral

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the base and side of something