Moreover the conelet is usually, perhaps always, subterminal in P. occidentalis.
Conelets large, subterminal, or on young trees often pseudolateral.
The zoœcia are tubular and have a terminal or subterminal orifice, which is angulate or subangulate as seen from above.
Conelets subterminal, or lateral and subterminal, mucronate.
The mouth is seldom round; it is often subterminal, opening by a transverse slit.
In most juvenal mice, the yellow to ochraceous pigments of the subterminal bands are reduced or absent.
On uninodal branchlets they form an apical group consisting of a terminal bud with a whorl of subterminal buds about its base.
mid-15c., "relating to or marking boundaries," from Latin terminalis "pertaining to a boundary or end, final," from terminus "end, boundary line" (see terminus). Meaning "fatal" (terminal illness) is first recorded 1891. Sense of "situated at the extreme end of something" is from 1805. Slang meaning "extreme" first recorded 1983.
"end point of a railway line," 1888, from terminal (adj.); sense of "device for communicating with a computer" is first recorded 1954.
terminal ter·mi·nal (tûr'mə-nəl)
Of, relating to, situated at, or forming a limit, a boundary, an extremity, or an end.
Of, relating to, occurring at, or being the end of a section or series; final.
Causing, ending in, or approaching death; fatal.
Extreme; unmitigated: Terminal cuteness is the dread disease of too much Southern writing
[1990s+; based on the medical sense ''fatal, incurable'']