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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

- at the distal end of the arms, while the shoulders are at the proximal ends; the proximal end of the urethra is attached to the bladder. volar refers to
- 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
- proximal subungual onychomycosis is an infection of the nail plate by fungus, primarily affecting the proximal nailfold. onychomycosis skin lesion
- 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
- the upper or proximal extremity of the humerus consists of the bone's large rounded head joined to the body by a constricted portion called the neck, and
- the upper extremity of the tibia or proximal extremity is large, and expanded into two eminences, the medial condyle and lateral condyle. the superior
- especially in the proximal phalanges, those closest to the body. the phalanges are named according to whether they are proximal, intermediate or distal