approximal

approximal

[uh-prok-suh-muhl]
adjective Anatomy.
near or adjacent.

Origin:
ap-1 + proximal

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approximal (əˈprɒksɪməl)
 
adj
anatomy situated side by side; close together: approximal teeth or fillings

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