proximal

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin proximus, superlative form of prope (near, nigh).

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proximal (comparative more proximal, superlative most proximal)

  1. (anatomy, geology) Closer to the point of attachment or observation.

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  • (closer to the point of attachment): distal

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Adjective[edit]

proximal m, f (plural proximais; comparable)

  1. proximal