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distal

 [dis´tal]
remote; farther from any point of reference.

dis·tal

(dis'tăl),
1. Situated away from the center of the body, or from the point of origin; specifically applied to the extremity or distant part of a limb or organ. Synonym(s): distalis [TA]
2. In dentistry, away from the median sagittal plane of the face, following the curvature of the dental arch.
[L. distalis]

distal

(dĭs′təl)
adj.
1. Anatomically located far from a point of reference, such as an origin or a point of attachment.
2. Situated farthest from the middle and front of the jaw, as a tooth or tooth surface.

dis′tal·ly adv.

distal

adjective Located away from a midline or origin from a reference point.

dis·tal

(dis'tăl)
1. Situated away from the center of the body, or from the point of origin; specifically applied to the extremity or distant part of a limb or organ.
2. dentistry Away from the median sagittal plane of the face, following the curvature of the dental arch.
Synonym(s): distalis.
[L. distalis]

distal

Situated at a point beyond, or away from, any reference point such as the centre of the body. Thus, the hand is distal to the elbow. Compare PROXIMAL.

distal

furthermost from the body in any structure, or furthest from the centre of the system concerned. For example, the finger is at the distal end of the human arm. Compare PROXIMAL.

Distal

Movement away from the origin.

distal

Farthest from a central point. See proximal.

dis·tal

(dis'tăl)
1. In dentistry, away from the median sagittal plane of the face, following curvature of dental arch.
2. [TA] Situated away from center of the body or point of origin; specifically applied to extremity or distant part of a limb or organ.
Synonym(s): distalis [TA] .
[L. distalis]

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A total of 51 cases of distal tibial fractures operated at CMH Multan, CMH Muzaffarabad and CMH Rawalpindi were included in the study.
The classification of distal femoral fractures described by Muller et al.
Up until a case report published in 2004 by Sassmannhausen et al., (10) bifurcated distal biceps tendons were thought to be rare congenital anomalies.
La insercion distal del MSm reportada en la cara posterior del condilo tibial medial (Olave; Collipal & Silva), es concordante con lo observado en la totalidad de especimenes del presente trabajo.
From this point with creation of a cortical window and use of appropriate guiding system for the distal buttress screws, three divergent screws were easily placed into the distal radius and the distal fracture fragment was firmly attached with fixed angle support.
Development of LAD-RV fistula in this patient may have related to stent/balloon oversizing and rupture of the relatively small distal vessel.
The biocompatibility of the radiocapitellar joint was good, and no malunion was found in the distal radius and ulna (Figure 6).
We quantified and compared the combined impact of femoral bowing and rotation on measured FVAs and differences in the condyle resection thickness to evaluate the validity and reliability of this new radiographic measurement of the distal femoral condyle resection thickness (DRT) for use in planning TKA.
Blistering distal dactylitis: a manifestation of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection.
Radiological examination of wrist showed old mal-uniting intra-articular fracture of distal end radius with gross volar subluxation of carpals with proximal migration and intra-articular incongruity (Figure 1a,b).