approximal

[ uh-prok-suh-muh l ]
/ əˈprɒk sə məl /

adjective Anatomy.

near or adjacent.

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British Dictionary definitions for approximal

approximal
/ (əˈprɒksɪməl) /

adjective

anatomy situated side by side; close togetherapproximal teeth or fillings
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