Origin of distal
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Contemporary Examples of distal
The distal aspect of her left humerus was sticking out of the front of her arm.New Orleans Shooting: I Saw the Mother’s Day Parade Gunman
May 13, 2013
The distal muscles, those further away like the hands and feet, are less likely to be less affected.‘Bucket List’ Baby Avery Canahuati: Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy
May 3, 2012
The intermediate and distal phalanges of the index finger show contraction, as if the Palestinian Arab were squeezing something.The Crime of Kufr Qaddoum: An EmergencyStandWithDavidMonitor Animal Rights Division Expose
March 29, 2012
Historical Examples of distal
The third, fourth, and fifth are expanded and flattened at distal end.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae
The nozzle of his bellows is fitted into the distal end of the pipe.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
At the middle, or in the distal half, each spine bears a verticil of three strong, irregularly formed ramified branches.
On each spine six to nine branches, which are for the most part forked, the distal branches only being simple.
Inner cortical shell with six to ten chambers of nearly the same size and form; the distal chambers somewhat smaller.
- anatomy (of a muscle, bone, limb, etc) situated farthest from the centre, median line, or point of attachment or originCompare proximal
Word Origin for distal
- Anatomically located far from a point of reference, such as an origin or a point of attachment.
- Situated farthest from the middle and front of the jaw, as a tooth or tooth surface.