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Usage examples for distal

  1. Vaughn implies that anterior and posterior cutting edges extend the length of the teeth in Colobomycter; these are restricted to the distal third of the teeth in Delorhynchus. – Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma by Richard C. Fox
  2. These changes are most marked in the distal fragment. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. The strapping may be applied only to the distal fragment, but we prefer to carry it to the upper third of the leg. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  4. In order to facilitate the description of the placing of the wires by means of which communication is to be established between the electrodes and the binding posts, I shall term the end of the wire that is to be attached to the electrodes the distal that which is attached to the binding posts the proximal end. – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig
  5. If the distal ends of the position lines were connected, the portion of the map encompassed would represent the area over which all the birds seen between 8: 30 P. M. and 3: 30 A. M. must have flown. – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  6. Oscula large, flat, circular, or of irregular shape, opening into broad horizontal canals, which at their distal end are superficial and often covered by the external membrane only. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  7. Tenderness is elicited on making pressure over the seat of fracture, and also on distal pressure. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  8. The affection is characterized by an enlargement of the sides of the distal phalanges with small, hard nodules, " little hard knobs", as Heberden called them, developing at these points. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  9. The brownish stripe on the ventral side of the tail is absent on the distal two- fifths of the tail and the specimens are uniform in this respect. – Mammals Obtained by Dr. Curt von Wedel from the Barrier Beach of Tamaulipas, Mexico by E. Raymond Hall
  10. The basal portion is rough on the surface, the distal portion smooth. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  11. This tubular prolongation is closed and rounded off at the distal free end, and opens at the proximal end into the cell of which it is a protrusion. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  12. The cut end of the stock should be covered, and if the scion be other than a terminal shoot, its distal end should be waxed also. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  13. On the dorsal surface of the base of each zooecium there is a conspicuous furrowed keel, which, however, does not usually extend to the distal end; the latter is oval in cross- section. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  14. These are jointed for the distal half or two- thirds, and are up to 16. 0 mm. – A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas by Joan Echols

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