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Furious downslope winds were also the proximal culprit in that disaster, but the unusually dry vegetation conditions facilitated the fire’s rapid spread in the first place.

The pandemic is surging nationally, not just proximal to biker chaos in South Dakota.

Everything is proximal though, so you can't go wrong choosing a different option.

The proximal muscles, those close to the chest, will be the most severely impacted and experience the greatest weakness.

This investment completely surrounds the proximal portion of the posterior root, but vanishes near its distal extremity.

Only the proximal regions of the plates become split in this way, while their peripheral parts remain quite intact.

A crest is never developed at the proximal end, like that seen in the Guillemot and Diver and other water birds.

Lizards, too, usually have three bones in the proximal row and five smaller bones in the distal row.

The width of a proximal carpal rarely exceeds two inches, and that of a distal carpal is about an inch and three-quarters.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proximal, such as: adjacent, bordering, and contiguous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.