HyperDic: distal

English > 2 senses of the word distal:
ADJECTIVEalldistalsituated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
alldistaldirected away from the midline or mesial plane of the body
distal > pronunciation
Soundsdih'stahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > distal: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone.
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Oppositeproximalsituated nearest to point of attachment or origin
Spanishdistal
Catalandistal
Adverbsdistallyfar from the center
English > distal: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdirected away from the midline or mesial plane of the body.
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerlaterallying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body
OppositemesialIn or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
Spanishdistal

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