Words nearby distal
OTHER WORDS FROM distaldis·tal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for 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|Jarratt Pytell|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Andrew Carter|May 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So it is the right side of the distal phalanx of the left index finger?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Sheaths cylindrical, half as long as the spines, with prominent crests, and with strong serrated teeth at the distal mouth.
Eighteen smaller spines only one-fourth to one-half as long, linear, two-edged, with two parallel teeth on the distal end.
The ventral or distal bud is probably double in the majority of vertebrates.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Spines sixty to eighty or more, cylindrical, at the distal end thickened, spindle-shaped.