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Definition of the adjective distal
What does distal mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more distal / most distal
- situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
- directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body
Alternative definition of the adjective distal
- [anatomy, geology] Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle.
- antonym: proximal
- [dentistry] Facing the wisdom tooth or temporomandibular joint on the same side of the jaw.
- antonym: mesial
Definition of the noun distal
What does distal mean as a name of something?
Specialised definition of the noun distal
Glossary of sports
used for describing a body part situated away from the main trunk of the body (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Distal is a musical group.
- album: "Follow Me"
Distal is a publisher.
- "Distal" is a musical album of Portland.
- released on (12 years ago)
- "Distal" is a musical album of Crash of Rhinos.
- "Distal" is a musical album of James McDougall.
- released on (8 years ago)
Phrases with Distal
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Distal
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Extensores proprii, pollicum Distal phalanges. pedum. Iha calcis, cuboidea et cuneifor- Flexores breves pollicum pe- Proximal phalanges. mm tertia. iluin.
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Distal phalanges. Proximal phalanges. Tendons of extensores ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
distal myopathy arms and legs and then extends gradually to the proximal and facial muscles. Also called Gowers' muscular dystrophy. distal myopathy, an autosomal-dominant form of muscular dystrophy, appearing in two types. The first has ...
by Michael W. Kattan
Description Brunswik chose the analogy of the lens to describe how organisms perceive a distal object through the “lens” of the surface, or proximal, data that are available to the person making a judgment. Figure 1 is a typical representation ...
Encyclopedia of Imaging (2008)
by Albert L. Baert
Distal radius fractures occur most commonly in patients with osteoporosis. The most common injury is Colles' fracture, which results in dorsal angulation of the distal fragment. The majority of Colles' fractures are intra- articular and a step of ...
With 213 Tables by Florian Lang
Distal Myopathy, Autosomal Dominant 539 bleeding. The latter policy is always disputed, because of the potential to “fuel the fire,” however, the risk of bleeding is usually the major determinant for clinical care. The use of anticoagulants such ...
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Distal Clavicle Plate
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1T1A1L1
The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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