Antonyms of adj distal

2 senses of distal

Sense 1
distal (vs. proximal) -- (situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone)

proximal (vs. distal) -- (situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; "the proximal end of a bone")

Sense 2
distal (vs. mesial) -- (directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body)

mesial (vs. distal) -- (being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body)
        => medial, median -- (dividing an animal into right and left halves)
        => sagittal -- (located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture)

Similarity of adj distal

2 senses of distal

Sense 1
distal (vs. proximal) -- (situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone)

Sense 2
distal (vs. mesial) -- (directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body)
       => lateral -- (lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body; "lateral lemniscus")

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