Meaning of distal?

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In medical terms it would be furthest away from the centre/main part. i.e. the distal part of the finger would be the end of the finger.
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Whast does distal mean?

Farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk. e.g., your fingers are distal to your elbow

What does distal mean in medical terms?

Distal refers to farthest away. For example, if one speaks of the elbow in relation to other body parts, the hand would be distal to the elbow, while the humerus would be prox

What does grossly neurovascularly intact distally mean?

Neurovascularly intact distally means the nerves and blood vessels are still intact and the patient has: + pulses of area + ability to wiggle fingers/toes, move arm etc col

What does severe tendonopathy of the distal aspect of the supraspinatus tendon mean?

The supraspinatus tendon runs from the muscle on the outside of the shoulder blade, over the shoulder joint and inserts on the humerus. The distal aspect is the part that inse

Where Distal is?

Distal in anatomy means farther away from a point than anotherpoint. For example, your fingers are distal to your upper arm. Youalways have to compare two things.