What does proximal mean?

Definitions for proximalˈprɒk sə məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proximal(adj)

    situated nearest to point of attachment or origin

    "the proximal end of a bone"


  1. proximal(Adjective)

    Closer to the point of attachment or observation.

  2. Origin: From Latin proximus, superlative form of prope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proximal(adj)

    toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate

  2. Proximal(adj)

    situated near the point of attachment or origin; as, the proximal part of a limb

  3. Proximal(adj)

    of or pertaining to that which is proximal; as, the proximal bones of a limb. Opposed to distal


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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