HyperDic: proximal

English > 1 sense of the word proximal:
ADJECTIVEallproximalsituated nearest to point of attachment or origin
proximal > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > proximal: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningsituated nearest to point of attachment or origin.
Example"the proximal end of a bone"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Oppositedistalsituated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
Nounsproximitythe property of being close together

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