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- adv. Towards a distal part
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- 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.
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- adv. far from the center
The energy released created chocolate tablet boudinage in cherts, and their association with distally situated ring thrusts is also thought to be unique.
It can recur locally adjacent to the original area or distally, meaning it has metastasized through the bloodstream or the lymph nodes.
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).
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.
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.
-- The Crato Formation azhdarchoid specimen SMNK Pal 3830 shows a brachiopatagium extending distally to contact the ankle (Frey et al. 2003).
So, yes, the data best supports inclusion of the hindlimbs in the patagia, and extension of the patagia as far distally as the ankle.
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).
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.
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.