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Apex (Plural: Apexes or Apices)      [ Botany ]
Adjective: Apical
Adverb: Apically
Synonym: Tip, Top

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  In botany an apex is the end of a plant part e.g. the growing tip of a shootroot or of a leaf.    

Compare with base (antonym). See also: Apical meristem

 

 

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