Definition of Proximal. Meaning of Proximal. Synonyms of Proximal

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Definition of Proximal

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

- proximal and distal: as in other vertebrates, the terms 'proximal' and 'distal' are used to describe the point of attachment to, and part of
- 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
- differ from the hand in that they are often shorter and more compressed, especially in the proximal phalanges, those closest to the body.
- the proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a trochoid or pivot joint between the cir****ference of the head of
- distal and proximal demonstratives: many languages, such as english and chinese , make a two-way distinction between demonstratives.
- the upper extremity of the tibia (or proximal extremity) is large, and expanded into two eminences, the medial condyle and lateral
- for example, if a drill bur would be inserted into a tooth from any side (proximal, facial or lingual), the depth of the hole is defined
- the zone of proximal development. (зона ближайшего развития. often abbreviated zpd, is the difference between what a learner can do without
- proximal diabetic neuropathy, also known as lumbosacral radioplexus neurophagy, femoral neurophagy and diabetic amyotrophy, is a nerve
- proximal gradient (forward backward splitting) methods for learning is an area of research in optimization and statistical learning theory