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What is more distal the wrist or shoulder?
Distal is away from the center of body trunk or point of attachment. The wrist is farther away from center of body trunk. Proximal is closest to the body central axis or point of attachment, so the shoulder is proximal.
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Nope -- it's proximal.
yes, try to remember this term as "D" below, "P" above
The elbow is proximal to the wrist. Or you can say that the wrist is distal to the elbow.
distal to the wrist, because they are away from the shoulder (origin point)
No. The proximal end is at the shoulder. The distal end is at the elbow.
The fingers are distal to the wrist. The wrist is proximal to the fingers.
Proximal vs. distal, is in reference to the Point of attachment to the axial skeleton. So the shoulder is proximal to the wrist, or the wrist is distal to the shoulder. Distal…= further away Proximal= closer
Medial (although not being even remotely in the same transverse plane, the term is not commonly used)
The metacarpal bones are the bones distal to the wrist. metacarpals The five hand bones between the carpal bones of the wrist and the phalangeal bones of the fingers are the m…etacarpals.
The hoof is more distal to the elbow. The wrist is between the elbow and hoof.