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apical

[′ap·i·kəl]
(botany)
Relating to the apex or tip.
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It was thus possible to determine the presence of the MB2 canal, comparing its incidence with that determined by the previous probing with no 0.8 K* files; study the relationship between the MB and MB2 canal; observe the configuration of the canal system of the MBR in maxillary first molars; and analyze the presence of apical deltas (Fig.
This in vitro study was done at Dr Ishrat ul Ibad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences and NED University Karachi, Pakistan to explore the number of roots and root canals, their configurations, occurrence of isthmi and apical deltas in mandibular permanent first molar teeth in Pakistani population.
Indeed, the instruments (both manual and rotary) do not reach certain areas such as cracks, crevices, isthmus, accessory canals and apical deltas [3, 4].