proximad


proximad
In a direction toward a proximal part, or toward the center; not distad. [L. proximus, nearest, next, + ad, to]

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prox·i·mad 'präk-sə-.mad adv PROXIMALLY <viable small bowel was clamped \proximad (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.)>

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prox·i·mad (prokґsĭ-mad) toward the proximal end or in a proximal direction.

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