(Latin: top, cap, tip, apex)
A previous term for the excision of the apical portion of a tooth through an opening made in the overlying labial, buccal, or palatal alveolar bone.
Excision of the apical (apex or tip) portion of a tooth through an opening made in the overlying labial (tooth surface next to lips), buccal (toward the cheek), or palatal (roof of the mouth) alveolar (sockets of the teeth) bone.
Situated near or around the apex of a tooth root.
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