Definition of Apex

Apex n. means: The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

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Apex n. means: The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

Meaning of Apex

Apex (n.) means: The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

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Apex (n.): The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything; as, the apex of a mountain, spire, or cone; the apex, or tip, of a leaf.

Truncated (a.): Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.

Subapical (a.): Being under the apex; of or pertaining to the part just below the apex.

Apices (pl. ): of Apex

Apexes (pl. ): of Apex

Apices (n. pl.): See Apex.

Pertusate (a.): Pierced at the apex.

Apicular (a.): Situated at, or near, the apex; apical.

Apical (a.): At or belonging to an apex, tip, or summit.

Apex (n.): The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

Mammillated (a.): Bounded like a nipple; -- said of the apex of some shells.

Cremaster (n.): The apex of the last abdominal segment of an insect.

Nodding (a.): Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward.

Superior (a.): Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; -- said of the radicle.

Acephalous (a.): Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.

Acropetal (a.): Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.

Trinervate (a.): Having three ribs or nerves extending unbranched from the base to the apex; -- said of a leaf.

Midrib (n.): A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

Lanceolated (a.): Rather narrow, tapering to a point at the apex, and sometimes at the base also; as, a lanceolate leaf.

Glans (n.): The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis, and the extremity of the clitoris.

Oblanceolate (a.): Lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.

Receptacle (n.): The dilated apex of a pedicel which serves as a common support to a head of flowers.

Decollated (a.): Decapitated; worn or cast off in the process of growth, as the apex of certain univalve shells.

Turbinated (a.): Spiral with the whorls decreasing rapidly from a large base to a pointed apex; -- said of certain shells.

Anatropous (a.): Having the ovule inverted at an early period in its development, so that the chalaza is as the apparent apex; -- opposed to orthotropous.

Palmated (a.): Spreading from the apex of a petiole, as the divisions of a leaf, or leaflets, so as to resemble the hand with outspread fingers.

Radiate-veined (a.): Having the principal veins radiating, or diverging, from the apex of the petiole; -- said of such leaves as those of the grapevine, most maples, and the castor-oil plant.

Fissurella (n.): A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also keyhole limpet.

Acroterium (n.): One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.

Crown (n.): The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Apex

Meaning of base over apex

base over apex means: Phrs. Head over heels, upside down. E.g."His front wheel hit a rock on the road and he went base over apex."

Meaning of go base over apex

go base over apex means: Vrb phrs. To fall head over heels, to go upside down.

Meaning of Atoll, Apex, Acrid

Atoll, Apex, Acrid means: NATO code names for Sovietmanufactured air-to-air missiles.

Meaning of Apex

Apex means: The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything; as, the apex of a mountain, spire, or cone; the apex, or tip, of a leaf.

Meaning of Truncated

Truncated means: Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.

Meaning of Subapical

Subapical means: Being under the apex; of or pertaining to the part just below the apex.

Meaning of Apices

Apices means: of Apex

Meaning of Apexes

Apexes means: of Apex

Meaning of Apices

Apices means: See Apex.

Meaning of Pertusate

Pertusate means: Pierced at the apex.

Meaning of Apicular

Apicular means: Situated at, or near, the apex; apical.

Meaning of Apical

Apical means: At or belonging to an apex, tip, or summit.

Meaning of Apex

Apex means: The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

Meaning of Mammillated

Mammillated means: Bounded like a nipple; -- said of the apex of some shells.

Meaning of Cremaster

Cremaster means: The apex of the last abdominal segment of an insect.

Meaning of Nodding

Nodding means: Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward.

Meaning of Superior

Superior means: Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; -- said of the radicle.

Meaning of Acephalous

Acephalous means: Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.

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