[prok-suh-muh l] /ˈprɒk sə məl/
situated toward the point of origin or attachment, as of a limb or bone.
Compare (def 1).
(anatomy) situated close to the centre, median line, or point of attachment or origin Compare distal
another word for proximate
1727, from Latin proximus “nearest, next” (see proximity) + -al (1). Related: Proximally.
interproximal in·ter·prox·i·mal (ĭn’tər-prŏk’sə-məl)
Situated between adjoining surfaces.
proximal prox·i·mal (prŏk’sə-məl)
Nearer to a point of reference such as an origin, a point of attachment, or the midline of the body.
- Interproximal space
interproximal space n. The space between adjacent teeth in a dental arch.
[in-ter-pyoo-puh-ler-ee] /ˌɪn tərˈpyu pəˌlɛr i/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. between the pupils of the eyes: interpupillary distance. interpupillary in·ter·pu·pil·lar·y (ĭn’tər-pyōō’pə-lěr’ē) adj. Occurring between the pupils of the eyes, referring especially to the distance between the pupils.
[in-ter-kwawr-tahyl, -til] /ˌɪn tərˈkwɔr taɪl, -tɪl/ noun, Statistics. 1. the range of values of a frequency distribution between the first and third . /ˌɪntəˈkwɔːtaɪl/ noun 1. (statistics) the difference between the value of a variable below which lie 25 per cent of the population, and that below which lie 75 per cent: a measure of […]
noun in TV or film, a story that is set between the original and the sequel Word Origin inter- ‘between’ + -quel (between prequel and sequel)