distal

Definitions of distal
  1. adjective
    situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
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    Antonyms:
    proximal
    situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
  2. adjective
    directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body
    Synonyms:
    lateral
    lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body
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    Antonyms:
    mesial
    being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
    medial, median
    dividing an animal into right and left halves
    sagittal
    located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
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