abapical


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abapical

[ab′ap·i·kəl]
(biology)
On the opposite side to, or directed away from, the apex.
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20 axial pliculae; 3 spiral cords develop during second whorl (lowest level with abapical suture), and a fourth arising beneath adapical suture near end of whorl; subsequent whorls with further cords arising through intercalation; penultimate whorl with 7-9 cords, sometimes alternating a little in strength, sometimes not; seventh cord usually peripheral; cords well defined, equal to or wider than their intervals.
Terminal lip more or less straight, but perhaps evincing signs of a broken beak-like projection; becoming concave toward abapical suture.
1 mm, initially somewhat smooth, but with distinct axial riblets developing along adapical suture during first whorl, these extending to abapical suture on second whorl (Fig.