distal

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distant +‎ -al

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distal (comparative more distal, superlative most distal)

  1. (anatomy, geology) Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle.
  2. (dentistry) Facing the wisdom tooth or temporomandibular joint on the same side of the jaw.

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distal m (feminine distale, masculine plural distaux, feminine plural distales)

  1. (anatomy) distal

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