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See definition of proximal on Dictionary.com
  • as innear
  • as inconterminous
  • as inimmediate

synonyms for proximal

  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • immediate
  • nearby
  • neighboring
  • warm
  • abutting
  • bordering
  • burning
  • close
  • nigh
  • ready
  • touching
  • abreast
  • along toward
  • alongside
  • approximal
  • around
  • at close quarters
  • available
  • beside
  • close shave
  • close-at-hand
  • close-by
  • conterminous
  • contiguous
  • convenient
  • hair's breadth
  • handy
  • in close proximity
  • near-at-hand
  • next door
  • not remote
  • practically
  • proximate
  • side-by-side
  • vincinal
  • within stone's throw
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antonyms for proximal

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  • away
  • detached
  • distant
  • far
  • faraway
  • separate
  • cool
  • deferred
  • expired
  • gone
  • past
  • postponed
  • remote
  • unfamiliar
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How to use proximal in a sentence

This investment completely surrounds the proximal portion of the posterior root, but vanishes near its distal extremity.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Only the proximal regions of the plates become split in this way, while their peripheral parts remain quite intact.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
A crest is never developed at the proximal end, like that seen in the Guillemot and Diver and other water birds.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
Lizards, too, usually have three bones in the proximal row and five smaller bones in the distal row.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The width of a proximal carpal rarely exceeds two inches, and that of a distal carpal is about an inch and three-quarters.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
There is no indication of division of the proximal carpal in these genera into constituent bones.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
Cœliotomy was performed, the detached intestine cut away, and the proximal end of the bowel anastomosed into the ccum.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The most promising procedure consists in engrafting the proximal end of the cut ureter into the bladder.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The proximal end of this ureter was engrafted into the bladder through the wound which had been already sutured.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
One of the first subjects reinvestigated and brought to proximal solution was the long-mooted question of the digestion of foods.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 4(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROXIMAL

  • adjacent
  • bordering
  • contiguous
  • proximal
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