distale

noun

dis·​tale
də̇ˈsta(ˌ)lē,
-ā(ˌ)lē,
-ä(ˌ)lē
plural distalia
-lēə
: any of the distal row of carpal or tarsal bones

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from dist- + Latin -ale (neuter of -alis -al)

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“Distale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distale. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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