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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

- regarding the distal segment's vector relative to the proximal segment's vector. The terms proximal (from Latin proximus, meaning 'nearest') and distal...
- divided into the proximal convoluted tubule (PCT) and the proximal straight tubule (PST). The most distinctive characteristic of the proximal tubule is its...
- The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with...
- The proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a synovial pivot joint between the cir****ference of the head of the radius and the...
- Proximal gradient methods are a generalized form of projection used to solve non-differentiable convex optimization problems. Many interesting problems...
- Proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD), also known as Congenital Femoral Deficiency (CFD), is a rare, non-hereditary birth defect that affects the pelvis...
- 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...
- 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 diabetic neuropathy, more commonly known as diabetic amyotrophy, is a nerve disorder that results as a complication of diabetes mellitus. It can...