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adjective as in tiptop

adjective as in uppermost

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Beyond just monumental structures, the Third Dynasty of Ur in many ways epitomized the apical stage of the Bronze Age realm of Ur.

The trunk reaches up and branches into what are called apical dendrites.

When a piece of the stem of Bryophyllum is cut off and its leaves are removed, the two apical buds will grow out first.

Rotation of the distal phalanx necessitates a descent of its apical portion and there occurs a "dropped sole."

In some of the Coleoptera I have found auditory rods in the apical segments, though this is by no means a common occurrence.

At the anterior end of the preoral lobe is a nervous thickening of the ectoderm called 226 the apical plate .

Fertile receptacle peduncled from an apical sinus of the thallus, radiately lobed.


On this page you'll find 391 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apical, such as: acuminate, barbed, edged, fine, honed, and horned.

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