[ per-ee-ey-pi-kuh l, -ap-i- ]
/ ˌpɛr iˈeɪ pɪ kəl, -ˈæp ɪ- /
encompassing or surrounding the tip of the root of a tooth.
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Medicine definitions for periapical
[ pĕr′ē-ā′pĭ-kəl, -ăp′ĭ- ]
At or around the apex of a root of a tooth.
Of or being the periodontal membrane and adjacent bone.
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