name: apical complex
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def: "A group of cytoskeletal structures and associated membrane-bounded organelles found at the anterior end of adult obligate intracellular protozoan parasites in the phylum Apicomplexa. The apical complex is involved in attachment to and penetration of the host cell, and in parasite proliferation." [GOC:giardia, GOC:mb, PMID:16518471]
is_a: GO:0110165 ! cellular anatomical entity
relationship: part_of: GO:0045177 ! apical part of cell
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