Meaning of PROXIMAL in English
adj toward or nearest, as to a body, or center of motion of dependence; proximate.
2. proximal ·adj situated near the point of attachment or origin; as, the proximal part of a limb.
3. proximal ·adj of or pertaining to that which is proximal; as, the proximal bones of a limb. opposed to distal.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012