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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
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The distal radius metaphyseal end of the proximal fragment was seen protruding out through the wound and were devoid of any soft tissue or periosteum attachment.
We aimed to investigate the effect of femoral lateral bowing and rotation on the radiographic measurements of distal femoral condyle resection thickness (DRT) and the distal femoral resection valgus angle (FVA).
3) En la actualidad se cuenta con placas bloqueadas y no bloqueadas de tibia distal para la restitucion de la superficie articular, asi como el uso de fijadores externos para el manejo de partes blandas; (4) Sin embargo para el tratamiento definitivo de estas fracturas el uso de implantes especificos no esta claramente establecido y es polemico para el medico ortopedista, debido al retardo de la consolidacion, pseudoartrosis, infecciones y pacientes poco comprometidos con la severidad del tipo de fractura.
Background and Objective: Fractures of the distal radius are common with a variable prognosis in case of intra articular extension.
Background: Fracture of the metaphyseal region of the distal ulna is an uncommon injury that has been reported to occur concomitantly with distal radius fracture.
Fracture of the distal radius is one of the most common injuries, comprising 8-17% of fractures seen in the emergency department.
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SUMMARY--The aim of the study was to assess the influence of gap shape on biomechanical results in extra-articular distal humeral fracture: with contact on the posterior part (by anterior gap) and contact on ulnar column (by radial gap).
A method of preparing a refastenable article comprising: providing a refastenable training pant comprising a chassis having a leading edge, a trailing edge, and a first and a second lateral edges extending in a longitudinal direction between the leading edge and the trailing edge, the refastenable training pant comprising a first pair of side panels attached to the chassis proximal one of the leading edge and the trailing edge of the chassis and a second pair of side panels attached to the chassis proximal another of the leading edge and the trailing edge of the chassis, wherein the first pair of side panels each comprise a first distal edge and a first fastening component and the second pair of side panels each comprise a second distal edge and a second fastening component.
Objective: To assess the outcome of volarlocking compression plate fixation for intra-articular distal radius fractures with respect to function of hand and roentgenographic parameters.
Fractures of the clavicle are categorized according to anatomic location, medial third, middle third, and distal third, the bulk of which involves the middle third, while distal fractures only represent 10-20% [1].