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dis·tal

 (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

(ˈdɪstəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy (of a muscle, bone, limb, etc) situated farthest from the centre, median line, or point of attachment or origin. Compare proximal
[C19: from distant + -al1]
ˈdistally adv

dis•tal

(ˈdɪs tl)

adj.
1. situated away from the point of origin or attachment, as of a limb or bone. Compare proximal (def. 1).
2. directed away or farthest from the sagittal plane or midline of the face, along the dental arch. Compare mesial (def. 2).
[1808; dist (ant) + -al1]
dis′tal•ly, adv.

distal

1. Away from the point of origin of a limb or other structure. See proximal.
2. Toward the extremities of the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.distal - situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
proximal - situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; "the proximal end of a bone"
2.distal - directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
mesial - being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
Translations
distal

dis·tal

a. distal, distante, rel. a la parte más lejana;
___ endextremo ___.

distal

adj distal