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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·tal /ˈdɪstḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·tal /ˈdɪstḷ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·tal a.  Physiol. (a) Remote from the point of attachment or origin; as, the distal end of a bone or muscle; -- opposed to proximal. (b) Pertaining to that which is distal; as, the distal tuberosities of a bone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of
             a limb or bone [ant: proximal]
      2: directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body
         [ant: mesial]