apical cell

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apical cell: 1. A cell situated at the apex of a structure distinguished by location, shape, size and function.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Apical testicular cell of Orthoptera, Dictyoptera, Diptera and Homoptera, and some Lepidoptera, that supplies mitochondria to the spermatogonial cytoplasm during spermatogenesis; Verson's cell; Versonian cell.

3. (NEMATA) An epithelial cell that forms the gonoduct wall.