At or belonging to an apex tip or summit
- situated at an apex
- At or owned by an apex, tip, or summit.
The adjective for apex, the end of a pyramidal or rounded structure, such as the lung and/or heart. For example, an apical lung cyst is a tumor located near the top of the lung.
"of or belonging to an apex," 1828, from Latin apicem, from apex (see apex) + -al (1).
(a.) At or belonging to an apex, tip, or summit.
Apical plates by a stretch of dorsal integument containing skeletal elements; the opening of the water-vascular system (madreporite) is not connected with a definite apical plate or system of plates.