Close or near by
(L. proximus next) nearest; closer to any point of reference; opposed to distal.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio72.html
(prok´sĭ-mәl) nearest to a point of reference, as to a center or median line or to the point of attachment or origin.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(prok;-su1-mal) Closer to the midplane of the body or to the origin of an appendage; the opposite of distal.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
- (anatomy) situated nearest to point of attachment or originFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=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.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/proximal/
<anatomy> Nearest to, closer to any point of reference, opposed to distal. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; `the proximal end of a bone`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/184
A structure that is nearer the main body. For example, the three bones in the foot are designated by the terms proximal, middle, and distal depending on their location relative to the main body.Found on http://www.danekeclublambs.com/Glossary.html
A structure that is nearer the main body. For example, the three bones in the foot are designated by the terms proximal, middle, and distal depending on their location relative to the main body.Found on http://www.extension.org/pages/27530/goat-glossary-of-terms#.Uj3dsj9rPgY
adjective, Latin proxime = nearest; hence, nearer to the root of a limb.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Being nearer to the midline of the body than the referred structure. Thus the wrist is proximal to the hand, the forearm is proximal to the wrist, the elbow is proximal to the forearm, etc. The opposite of distal.Found on https://www.utep.edu/leb/keys/glossary.htm
Concerning the basal part of an appendage - the part nearest to the body.Found on http://www.earthlife.net/insects/glossary.html
concerning the basal part of an appendage - the part nearest to the bodyFound on http://www.kerbtier.de/Pages/Glossar/enGlossar.html
end of any structure closest to the point of attachment. cf. distalFound on http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/help/glossary
In anatomy, that part which is nearest to the centre of a body
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In medicine, refers to a part of the body that is closer to the center of the body than another part. For example, the knee is proximal to the toes. The opposite is distal.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=P
located nearer to a central point of reference on the body, such as the trunk Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=P
near the point of origin or attachment; cf. distal.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms
Near to (compare distal). Found on http://tolweb.org/tree/home.pages/glossary.html
nearer to the central portion of the bodyFound on http://www.sialis.org/glossary.htm
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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Nearer to the centre of the body.
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nearest Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
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