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subapical

[suhb-ap-i-kuh l, -ey-pi-]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. located below the apex.
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Origin of subapical

First recorded in 1840–50; sub- + apical
Related formssub·ap·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for subapical

Historical Examples

  • The submarginal and subapical spots are silvered, especially the latter.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • Median tentacle surpassing palpi in length; subapical swelling pronounced, much more so than that of the laterals.

  • The subapical patch is brown, adorned by two or three well-silvered spots.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The subapical patch is dark brown, with a small silvered spot; the five submarginal spots are small and obscurely silvered.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The subapical spots and the upper spots of the marginal series on this wing are well silvered.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland


subapical in Medicine

subapical

(sŭb-ăpĭ-kəl, -āpĭ-)
adj.
  1. Located below the apex of a part.
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Related formssub•api•cal•ly adv.
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