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apical

[′ap·i·kəl]
(botany)
Relating to the apex or tip.
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No statistically significant differences were found for the mesial wall at the coronal and apical thirds. Concerning the distal wall, statistically significant differences were found only at the apical third (p < 0.05; Table 2).
--Cercus in lateral view with basal two-thirds less robust and apical third more elongated (Fig.
[17] In contrast to this, MtwoR files were more effective than PTR files in the apical third. This may be attributed to the fact that in the MtwoR group, the master apical file had the size 30, .05 taper and the final retreatment file used had size 25, .05 taper while in the PTR group, the master apical file had size 30, .09 taper while the final retreatment file had size of only 20, .07 taper.
Bahia, "Cleaning the apical third of curved canals after different irrigation protocols," Brazilian Dental Journal, vol.
For gutta-percha removal, PTN X3 file was used in the coronal third of the root and PTN X2 file in the apical third with the torque-controlled endodontic motor operated at a speed of 300 rpm and a torque of 200 g [cm.sup.-1].
We conclude that apical enlargement plays a major role in the penetration of irrigant to the apical third, rendering complete canal debridement.
Antennae dark brown; legs red testaceous; all coxae black; hind leg with upper trochanter, femora at extreme apices, apical third of tibia, and tarsi fuscous; basal ventrites of metasoma yellowish-red.
Lateral surstylus slightly longer than medial surtylus; with postmedial projection, and basal two-thirds wider than apical third; slightly ciliated (Figs.
Similar to hand and rotary instrumentation, the SAF system produces a smear layer when using NaOCl alone, but when alternating the application of MTAD and 5.25% NaOCl and 20% citric acid and 5.25% NaOCl, the canals were rendered virtually free of debris and smear layer, with the most pronounced benefit realized in the apical third of the root canal, as confirmed by the present study.