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Definition of Proximal

Proximal Prox"i*mal, a. 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, the proximal bones of a limb. Opposed to distal.

Meaning of Proximal from wikipedia

- contralateral left arm. 'proximal' and 'distal' redirect here. for demonstrative words, see demonstrative. the terms proximal (from latin proximus,
- proximal subungual onychomycosis is an infection of the nail plate by fungus, primarily affecting the proximal nailfold. onychomycosis skin lesion
- the proximal tubule is the portion of the duct system of the nephron of the kidney which leads from bowman's capsule to the loop of henle. the most distinctive
- the proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a synovial trochoid or pivot joint between the cir****ference of the head of the radius
- proximal 18q- is a rare genetic condition caused by a deletion of genetic material within one of the two copies of chromosome 18. this deletion involves
- sets (except in the thumb): 'proximal interphalangeal joints' (pij or pip), those between the first (also called proximal) and second (intermediate) phalanges
- proximal renal tubular acidosis (prta) or type 2 renal tubular acidosis (rta) is a type of rta caused by a failure of the proximal tubular cells to reabsorb
- especially in the proximal phalanges, those closest to the body. the phalanges are named according to whether they are proximal, intermediate or distal