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Is the shoulder distal or proximal to elbow?

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It's proximal.
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Is the hand located proximal or distal to the elbow?

The hand is distal, because your hand is drawing away from  your body. Proximal means closer to the body.   Example: The elbow is distal to the chest. The elbow is proxim

Are the alveoli distal or proximal to the bronchi?

The alveoli and bronchi are both parts of the respiratory tree. The main parts of this structure, in the order of air passing through during inspiration are: trachea, bronchi,

Is the ankle proximal or distal to the foot?

Proximal, anything closer to midsection in proximal (closer) than distal (distant).

Is the foot distal or proximal to the knee?

  The foot is distal to the knee Yes, because the origin of the leg is at the hip, and the thigh is closer to the hip than the foot.

Difference between distal and proximal?

These are words indicating whether something is nearer or further to a given point of reference. It is commonly used to pinpoint body parts in relation to the body midline. Fo

Examples of proximal and distal?

the thigh is proximal(closer) to the foot; moving proximally from the wrist brings you close brings you to the elbox. the fingers are distal(farther from the attachment point)