apical space n.
The space between the alveolar wall and the apex of the root of a tooth, where an alveolar abscess usually has its origin.
of, at, or forming the . Phonetics. (of a speech sound) articulated principally with the aid of the tip of the tongue, as t or d. Phonetics. an apical sound. adjective of, at, or being the apex of or denoting a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue, such as (t) or (d) adj. […]
apicectomy apicectomy a·pi·cec·to·my (ā’pĭ-sěk’tə-mē, āp’ĭ-) n. The surgical removal of the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.
a plural of . the tip, point, or vertex; summit. climax; peak; acme: His election to the presidency was the apex of his career. Astronomy, . Historical Examples Valve ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate; apices obtuse, not produced. The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity Charles Sumner Boyer The itching is intense, and in consequence their apices are […]
apicitis apicitis ap·i·ci·tis (āp’ĭ-sī’tĭs, ā’pĭ-) n. Inflammation of the apex of a structure or organ.