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distal/dis·tal/ (-t'l) remote; farther from any point of reference.
distaladjective Located away from a midline or origin from a reference point.
distalSituated 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.
distalfurthermost 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.
Synonym(s): distalis [TA] .
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