Proximal

Close or near by

proximal

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

(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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proximal

[adj] - (anatomy) situated nearest to 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

<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

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

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.
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PROXIMAL

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.
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proximal

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

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.
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Proximal

Concerning the basal part of an appendage - the part nearest to the body.
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proximal

concerning the basal part of an appendage - the part nearest to the body
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proximal

end of any structure closest to the point of attachment. cf. distal
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Proximal

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

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.
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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

near the point of origin or attachment; cf. distal.
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proximal

Near to (compare distal).
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Proximal

nearer to the central portion of the body
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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

Nearer to the centre of the body.
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Proximal

nearest
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