subapical

[ suhb-ap-i-kuh l, -ey-pi- ]
/ sʌbˈæp ɪ kəl, -ˈeɪ pɪ- /

adjective Anatomy.

located below the apex.

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Origin of subapical

First recorded in 1840–50; sub- + apical

OTHER WORDS FROM subapical

sub·ap·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for subapical

subapical
[ sŭb-ăpĭ-kəl, -āpĭ- ]

adj.

Located below the apex of a part.

Other words from subapical

sub•api•cal•ly adv.
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