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1. Nearest; proximate.
2. Anatomy Nearer to a point of reference such as an origin, a point of attachment, or the midline of the body: the proximal end of a bone.

[From Latin proximus, nearest; see proximate.]

prox′i·mal·ly adv.
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"Claim 1 of the '730 patent, like various other claims throughout the patents-in-suit, includes the terms 'proximal' (or 'proximally') and 'distal' (or 'distally').
The muscle can be divided into two complete halves; each can be used as a proximally or distally based muscle graft or half of the muscle can be used only as a muscle graft sparing the other half or the fleshy part is divided leaving intact tendon for distally-based split graft (Figs.
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