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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone; Directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body.

Usage examples (33)
  • These so-called distal DNA elements control the expression of faraway genes.
  • I assessed she had a big laceration on her distal leg.
  • Its distal end articulates with the second or median phalanx
  • Antennal organs: in Collembola are sensory structures on the distal segment. for more
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