TITLE

proximal

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p634
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "proximal" is presented. The term describes a part of the human body nearer to a central point of reference, such as the trunk.
ACCESSION #
44000289

 

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