The distal aspect of her left humerus was sticking out of the front of her arm.
The intermediate and distal phalanges of the index finger show contraction, as if the Palestinian Arab were squeezing something.
The distal muscles, those further away like the hands and feet, are less likely to be less affected.
distal dis·tal (dĭs'təl)
Anatomically located far from a point of reference, such as an origin or a point of attachment.
Situated farthest from the middle and front of the jaw, as a tooth or tooth surface.