At the periphery, or beyond it
Away from the point of attachment.
Fartherst from the point of attachment or from the center. (cf proximal)
remote from the point of attachment Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
Distal means farthest from the point of attachment to the body (compare with proximal , its opposite). Found on http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/glossary/
the portion of the appendage farthest from the body. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20126
- (anatomy) directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body 2. [adj] - (anatomy) situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or boneFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=distal
the surface of the tooth farthest from the midline of the dental arch.
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The furthest point from the body.
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Away from the centre of the body; more peripheral. For example, the hand is distal to the elbow, the phalanges are distal to the metacarpals. In certain instances, it means nearer the end than the beginning; for example, in the digestive system the stomach is distal to the oesophagus, or, in the urinary tract, the bladder is distal to the ureter.
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The part furthest from the point of origin.
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The extremity of a limb or organ furthest from the centre of the body.
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Distal: The more (or most) distant of two (or more) things. For example, the distal end of the femur (the thigh bone) is the end down by the knee; the end more distant from the torso. The distal bile duct is the far end of the cystic duct, the end away from the gallbladder. And the distal lymph node in a chain of nodes is the most distant one. The ...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9252
[ From Distant
.] (Physiol.) (a)
Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal
end of a bone or muscle ; -- opposed to proximal
Pertaining to that which is distal; as, the distal
tuberosities of a bone. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/96
<anatomy> Remote, farther from any point of reference, opposed to proximal. ... <dentistry> Used to designate a position on the dental arch farther from the median line of the jaw. ... Origin: L. Distans = distant ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(dis´tәl) remote; farther from any point of reference.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle • (a.) Pertaining to that which is distal; as, the distal tuberosities of a bone.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/distal/
(L. distans distant) remote; farther from any point of reference; opposed to proximal. In dentistry, used to designate a position on the dental arch farther from the median line of the jaw.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio26.html
Pertaining to the outer end, furthest away from the body or point of attachment.
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DISTAL – used to describe a part of the body further away from the midline than another part. Thus, the ankle is distal to the knee. PROXIMAL – the opposite of distal. The elbow is proximal to the wrist. • In general anatomy, situated away from the origin or point of attachmen...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/D/distal.html
Distal refers to something remote from the point of attachment or origin. For example the distal end of a bone or muscle.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ED.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: dis′tăl Definitions: 1. Situated away from the center of the body, or from the point of origin; specifically applied to the extremity or distant part of a limb or organ. 2. In dentistry, away from the median sagittal plane of the face, following the curvature of the dental arch. Synonyms: distalis &n...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=26138
Farther, more distant.Found on http://www.thehorse.com/Glossary.xhtml?L=D
Behind towards the back of the mouth. For example you might say that the first bicuspid is distal to the cuspid.Found on http://www.bracesinfo.com/glossary.html
adjective, Latin di = apart, and stans = standing, hence, standing apart, implying farther from a given point, usually the root of a limb.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
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