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Apical adj.  [ Botany ]
Synonym: Terminal
Adverb: Apically

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  Of the apex or attached at the apex ( the tip or highest point), e.g. ovules attached to an apical placenta.   The word "terminal" means the same.  
     
(Compare with Subapical )

 

 

 

 

Left: Pterocactus megliolii produces apical flowers at the tip of a stem.

 
 

 

 

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