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 (ā′pĭ-kəl, ăp′ĭ-)
1. Of, relating to, located at, or constituting an apex.
2. Linguistics Of, relating to, or articulated with the tip of the tongue, as (t), (d), and (s).

[From Latin apex, apic-, top.]

ap′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˈæpɪkəl; ˈeɪ-)
1. of, at, or being the apex
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) of or denoting a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue, such as (t) or (d)
[C19: from New Latin apicālis, from Latin: apex]
ˈapically adv


(ˈeɪ pɪ kəl, ˈæp ɪ-)

1. of, at, or forming the apex.
2. (of a speech sound) articulated principally with the tip of the tongue, as (t) or (d).
[1820–30; < Latin apic-, s. of apex apex]
a′pi•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.apical - situated at an apexapical - situated at an apex      
top - situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
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At least one conilurine, Leporillus apicalis, was 'tender and well tasted' (G Krefft, quoted in Gould 1863, p.
Table A1 List of all taxa analyzed and total number of contigs after assembly Taxon Total contig number Choanoflagelata Acanthoeca spectabilis W.Ellis, 1930 198,922 Salpingoeca pyxidium Kent 202,399 Metazoa Porifera Hyalonema papilliferum Schulze, 1899 58,839 Kirkpatrickia variolosa (Kirkpatrick, 1907) 100,231 Latrunculia apicalis Ridley & Dendy, 1886 76.210 Rossella fibulata Schulze & Kirkpatrick.
El presente trabajo registra por primera ocasion a Agrosoma pulchella (Guerin-Meneville, 1829) y Cladonota apicalis (Stal, 1869) y sus plantas hospederas en la reserva de la biosfera Los Tuxtlas, asi como las distribuciones de estos insectos.
apicalis, Figure 5(a)); one other in the private collection of RAC collected from Blue Anchor.
Slimane, "On how Pachycondyla apicalis ants suggest a new search algorithm," Future Generation Computer Systems, vol.
Terrestrial mammal species richness recorded in Jequitinhonha River Basin represents 17% of all known terrestrial species in Brazil, not considering Calassomys apicalis, described after Paglia et al.
Most of the bees collected in this study were megachilids, including Osmia lignaria, a native bee that builds nest partitions from macerated mud (Bosch, 1994); Anthidium maculosum, a small native bee that lines its nest cells with plant trichomes (Alcock et al., 1977); Megachile apicalis, an introduced European species that builds cell partitions with fragments of leaves or flowers (Barthell et al., 2002); and Hoplitis albifrons maura, a native bee that builds partitions using macerated leaves and coarse mud (Michener, 1947).
Revision of North American Aleiodes (Part 2): the apicalis species-group in the New World.
###Plicothrips apicalis Bagnall *###Ali, R., 1976###Helionothrips mube Kudo###Akram, W.,