American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Proximal Sentence Examples
The histological structure oc', oc 2, Distal and proximal median of the Scyphomedusae is in ocelli.
The part of the foot which carries the claws is especially retractile, and is generally found more or less telescoped into the proximal part.
The white papilla of the proximal part of this leg is characteristic of the male of this species..
A and feet with two primary papillae on the anterior side and one on the posterior side; outer jaw with one minor tooth at the base of the main tooth, inner jaw with no interval between the large tooth and the series of small ones; last fully developed leg of the male with enlarged crural gland opening on a large papilla placed on its ventral surface; coxal organs absent; the nephridial openings of the 4th and 5th pairs of legs are placed in the proximal spinous pad.
P. tholloni, Bouvier, (Equatorial West Africa [Gaboon]), shows some neotropical features; there are 24 to 25 pairs of legs, the genital opening is between the penultimate legs, and though there are only three spinous pads the nephridial openings of the 4th and 5th legs are proximal to the 3rd pad, coxal organs are present, and the jaws are of the neotropical type; the oviducts have receptacula seminis.