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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.