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

 prox·i·mal /ˈprɑksəməl/

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

 prox·i·mal /ˈprɑksəməl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prox·i·mal a.
 1. Toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate.
 2. Biol. (a) Situated near the point of attachment or origin; as, the proximal part of a limb. (b) Of or pertaining to that which is proximal; as, the proximal bones of a limb. Opposed to distal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : situated nearest to point of attachment or origin; "the
            proximal end of a bone" [ant: distal]