Origin of proximal
OTHER WORDS FROM proximalprox·i·mal·ly, adverbin·ter·prox·i·mal, adjective
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Everything is proximal though, so you can't go wrong choosing a different option.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World|Erin Cunningham|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The proximal muscles, those close to the chest, will be the most severely impacted and experience the greatest weakness.‘Bucket List’ Baby Avery Canahuati: Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy|Andrew Carter|May 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This investment completely surrounds the proximal portion of the posterior root, but vanishes near its distal extremity.
Only the proximal regions of the plates become split in this way, while their peripheral parts remain quite intact.
A crest is never developed at the proximal end, like that seen in the Guillemot and Diver and other water birds.
Lizards, too, usually have three bones in the proximal row and five smaller bones in the distal row.
The width of a proximal carpal rarely exceeds two inches, and that of a distal carpal is about an inch and three-quarters.