proximal

Definitions:

  • Nearest; proximate.
  • Nearer to a point of reference such as an origin, a point of attachment, or the midline of the body.
  • Proximate; nearest; next.
  • In <em>zoology</em>, the comparatively fixed or basal extremity of a limb or of an organism.
  • Toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate.
  • None
  • Situated near the point of attachment or origin.
  • Of or pertaining to that which is proximal. Opposed to <ant>distal</ant>.
  • Closer to the point of <xref>attachment</xref> or observation.
  • situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
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