Definitions

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  • adv. Towards a distal part

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Toward a distal part.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a distal situation or direction; toward the distal end or extremity; remotely; terminally; peripherally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. far from the center

Etymologies

distal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The energy released created chocolate tablet boudinage in cherts, and their association with distally situated ring thrusts is also thought to be unique.

    Vredefort Dome, South Africa

  • It can recur locally adjacent to the original area or distally, meaning it has metastasized through the bloodstream or the lymph nodes.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • A number of philosophers have argued on these and related grounds that sounds are located distally, near their sources (Pasnau 1999, Casati and Dokic 2005, O'Callaghan 2007, Matthen forthcoming).

    Auditory Perception

  • Scientists theorize the "operational byproduct" provoked an autoimmune, inflammatory response in workers '"nerve roots proximally, and peripheral motor nerves distally" and treat PIN patients with steroids or intravenous immunoglobulins.

    Pork-Caused Disease Not Improving in Sidelined Workers

  • There were exceptions: K.A. von Zittel (1882) imagined pterosaurs as possessing narrow, swallow-like wings that did not attach further distally than the knee, and Harry Seeley (1901) opined that the patagia may not have incorporated the hindlimbs at all.

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  • -- The Crato Formation azhdarchoid specimen SMNK Pal 3830 shows a brachiopatagium extending distally to contact the ankle (Frey et al. 2003).

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  • So, yes, the data best supports inclusion of the hindlimbs in the patagia, and extension of the patagia as far distally as the ankle.

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  • Fibres preserved within the membranes appear to confirm brachiopatagia attaching as far distally as the ankle, and the presence of a cruropatagium (Bakhurina & Unwin 2003).

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  • You can see two smaller, fainter dots more distally to the left in the picture that are closer together; these are from the snake's bottom teeth.

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  • It travels in a fibrous tunnel medial to the anterior superior iliac spine and enters the thigh deep to the fascia lata before continuing distally into the subcutaneous tissues.

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