from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Nearest; proximate.
- adjective Anatomy Nearer to a point of reference such as an origin, a point of attachment, or the midline of the body.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Proximate; nearest; next.
- noun In zoology, the comparatively fixed or basal extremity of a limb or of an organism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate.
- adjective Situated near the point of attachment or origin.
- adjective Of or pertaining to that which is proximal. Opposed to
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- adjective anatomy Closer to the point of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Latin proximus, nearest; see proximate.]
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From Latin proximus, superlative form of prope ("near, nigh").
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