Proximal

Close or near by

Proximal

Situated towards the centre of the body.

proximal

Nearest to the point of attachment or to the center. (cf distal)

Proximal

nearest
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Proximal

Proximal means closest from the point of attachment to the body (compare with distal , its opposite).
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Proximal

nearest to the point of origin; the opposite of distal.
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proximal

[adj] - (anatomy) situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
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Proximal

nearest the point of attachment; the mesial or distal surface of the tooth.
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Proximal

Nearer to the centre of the body in the anatomical position. The opposite of distal. Thus, the elbow is proximal to the wrist. In certain instances, it means nearer the beginning than the end; for example, in the digestive system the stomach is proximal to the ileum, or in the urinary tract the kidney is proximal to the bladder.
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Proximal

located nearer to a central point of reference on the body, such as the trunk
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Proximal

In anatomy, that part which is nearest to the centre of a body
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Proximal

Nearer to the centre of the body.
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Proximal

Proximal: Toward the beginning, the nearer of two (or more) items. For example, the proximal end of the femur is part of the hip joint, and the shoulder is proximal to the elbow. The opposite of proximal is distal. For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to 'Anatomic Orientation Terms'.
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Proximal

Prox'i·mal adjective 1. Toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate. 2. (Biol.) (a) Situated near the point of attachment or origin; as, the proximal part of a limb. (b) Of or pertaining to that which is proximal; as, th...
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proximal

<anatomy> Nearest to, closer to any point of reference, opposed to distal. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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proximal

adjective situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; `the proximal end of a bone`
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proximal

(prok´sĭ-mәl) nearest to a point of reference, as to a center or median line or to the point of attachment or origin.
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Proximal

• (a.) Situated near the point of attachment or origin; as, the proximal part of a limb. • (a.) Of or pertaining to that which is proximal; as, the proximal bones of a limb. Opposed to distal. • (a.) Toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate.
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proximal

(L. proximus next) nearest; closer to any point of reference; opposed to distal.
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Proximal

Pertaining to the inner end; closest to the body or point of attachment.
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proximal

PROXIMAL – used to described a part of the body nearer to the midline than another part. Thus the elbow is proximal to the wrist. DISTAL – the opposite of proximal. The ankle is distal to the knee. In anatomy, nearer to the root or head of a structure such as a limb. From the Latin ...
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proximal

Type: Term Pronunciation: prok′si-măl Definitions: 1. Nearest the trunk or the point of origin, said of part of a limb, of an artery or a nerve, so situated. Toward the median plane following the curvature of the dental arch, in contrast to distal2. 2. dental anatomy denoting the surface of a tooth in relation with its neighbor, whether ...
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Proximal

Refers to the surfaces of teeth that touch the next tooth; the space between adjacent teeth is the interproximal space.
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proximal

adjective, Latin proxime = nearest; hence, nearer to the root of a limb.
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proximal

(prok;-su1-mal) Closer to the midplane of the body or to the origin of an appendage; the opposite of distal.
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