Associations to the word «Proximal»

Wiktionary

PROXIMAL, adjective. (anatomy) (geology) Closer to the point of attachment or observation.
PROXIMAL, adjective. (linguistics) Closer to the speaker.
PROXIMAL CONVOLUTED TUBULE, noun. (anatomy) An intricate component of the nephron in a kidney that connects the Bowman’s capsule to the loop of Henle.
PROXIMAL PHALANGE, noun. Any of the phalanx bones of the fingers or toes which are nearest the hand or foot.
PROXIMAL PHALANGES, noun. Plural of proximal phalange

Dictionary definition

PROXIMAL, adjective. Situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; "the proximal end of a bone".

Wise words

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Florence Scovel Shinn