From ZooTerms (Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology)
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abapical (adjective; Latin ab, from; apex, top): 1. Pertains to the opposite of apical and thus the lower pole of spherical organisms.
2. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) Away from the shell apex toward base along axis or slightly oblique to it.