distal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdɪs.təl/
Adjective

distal

  1. (anatomy, geology) Remote from the point of attachment or origin.
    the distal end of a bone or muscle
  2. (dentistry) Facing the wisdom tooth or temporomandibular joint on the same side of the jaw.
  3. (linguistics) Far or farther from the speaker.
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