Anat. farthest from the center or the point of attachment or origin; terminal
Origin of distaldist(ant) + -al: formed in contrast to proximal
- Anatomically located far from a point of reference, such as an origin or a point of attachment.
- Situated farthest from the middle and front of the jaw, as a tooth or tooth surface.
Origin of distaldist(ant) + –al1.
(comparative more distal, superlative most distal)
distant + -al