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apical

[′ap·i·kəl]
(botany)
Relating to the apex or tip.
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Since phenytoin can disturb the endogenous metabolic processes, it can also have an adverse effect on the embryological development of the apical ectodermal ridge which may be its primary site of teratogenic action.
The apical ectodermal ridge (AER) was recognized under oil immersion lens (100 X objective) fitted with the linear micrometer in the eyepiece.
As evident from the latest international research21, exogenous factors that lead to disruption of the expression of fibroblast growth factors by the apical ectodermal ridge can lead to congenital limb malformations.