Definition of Distal. Meaning of Distal. Synonyms of Distal

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Definition of Distal

Distal
Distal Dis"tal, a. [From Distant.] (Physiol.) (a) Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle; -- opposed to proximal. (b) Pertaining to that which is distal; as, the distal tuberosities of a bone.

Meaning of Distal from wikipedia

- a part is close to the middle ("proximal") or further from the middle ("distal"). International organisations have determined vocabularies that are often...
- phalanx. People vary; sometimes the smallest toe also has none (not shown).   Distal phalanges of the foot   Middle phalanges of the foot   Proximal phalanges...
- The distal convoluted tubule (DCT) is a portion of kidney nephron between the loop of Henle and the collecting tubule. It is partly responsible for the...
- loop") and the ascending loop of Henle ("ascending loop"); the distal convoluted tubule ("distal loop"); the connecting tubule, and the last part of nephron...
- perception begins with an object in the real world, known as the distal stimulus or distal object. By means of light, sound, or another physical process...
- A distal radius fracture, also known as wrist fracture, is a break of the part of the radius bone which is close to the wrist. Symptoms include pain, bruising...
- Posterior View of Right Distal Radius Medial View of Right Proximal Radius Medial View of Right Distal Radius Lateral View of Right Distal Radius Anterior View...
- Distal myopathy is a group of rare genetic disorders that cause muscle damage and weakness, predominantly in the hands and/or feet. Mutation of many different...
- lower (also known as inferior or distal) closest to the foot. The tibia is most contracted in the lower third and the distal extremity is smaller than the...
- is an indentation distal to the head of the humerus on which the articular capsule attaches. The surgical neck is a narrow area distal to the tubercles...