distal

distal (dis´tal)

1. Situated away from the center of the body, or from the point of origin; specifically applied to the extremity or distant part of a limb or organ. 2. In dentistry, away from the median sagittal plane of the face, following the curvature of the dental arch.distalis [NA]; [L. distalis]

 

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