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apical

[′ap·i·kəl]
(botany)
Relating to the apex or tip.
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Aedeagus with pair of long (2/3 aedeagal length) and narrow ventral hooks, apically acuminate.
Sipho thick anteriorly while narrower distally with slightly s-shaped terminal end; siphonal capsule with opposite thick large tetragonal while adjacent arm very minute pointed; median lobe narrow deeply sharped apically slightly longer than parameres; parameres strongly narrow medially converged; trabes broadly bifurcated apically.
Cercal plate rectangular in general shape with clear apical notch, two small dark processes apically (Fig.
1/3-2/5 of frond length; stipe scales 3-8 x 1-2 mm, ovate-lanceolate, orange-yellowish, marginally long-ciliate, present only on stipe base; blades 40-50 x 5-6 cm, narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblanceolate, coriaceous, basally attenuate, apically long acute; costal scales similar to blade scales; blade scales 0.3-1 mm, ovate to stellate, brown to blackish, dispersed, marginally long-ciliate, present only on abaxial surface; veins evident, 1-2-forked (rarely
All the abdominal tergal setae are broadly pointed apically. The abdominal plaques segments II-VII with few poorly developed or rounded microtrichia anterior of the dorsal setae; those on VIII are more abundant.
Male palp dark brown; cymbium longer than wide, apically long, with two long spines - one on each apical and basal segment; embolus long and coiled, conductor spine like; tegulum with a pointed ridge in basal region; retrolateral tibial apophysis short, broad basally, pointed apically; ventral tibial apophysis rounded apically; femur with two short apicodorsal spines, two long dorsal spines; patella with two long dorsal spines, apical longer; tibia with three spines, dorsal and retrolateral long, prolateral short.
Base of tritosternum narrow, its laciniae smooth and apically divided into four short lateral branches and one long central branch (Fig.
6A): Endosoma membranous; DSS long, reaching subapical part of endosoma, distinctly curved on apical two thirds; MES broad, slightly sinuate laterally, distinctly curved and sharply pointed apically; PES relatively small, hook-shaped.
Palato gingival grooves, also called palatoradicular grooves or radicular lingual grooves are developmental anomalies in which an infolding of the inner enamel epithelium and Hertwig's epithelial root sheath create a groove that passes from the cingulam and extend varying distances apically on to the root.