|anatomy Compare proximal (of a muscle, bone, limb, etc) situated farthest from the centre, median line, or point of attachment or origin|
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|refers to the head, vertebral column and trunk|
|describe certain sections or regions of the body|
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.