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periapical

[per-ee-ey-pi-kuh l, -ap-i-]
adjective
  1. encompassing or surrounding the tip of the root of a tooth.
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Origin of periapical

First recorded in 1915–20; peri- + apical
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periapical in Medicine

periapical

(pĕr′ē-āpĭ-kəl, -ăpĭ-)
adj.
  1. At or around the apex of a root of a tooth.
  2. Of or being the periodontal membrane and adjacent bone.
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