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  • situated nearer to the center of the body or the point of attachment
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The nerve recombined also beyond the tendon and was subject to compression, proximal to the pisiform bone.

The small bowel is of narrow caliber distal to the meconium plug and dilated proximal to the meconium plugs.

The precipitates are now difficult to locate and were not found in our recent shallow cores through the proximal sinter terrace.

Approximately one third of polyps and one half of colorectal cancers occur proximal to the splenic flexure.

The shoaling trend is thought to reflect upward transition from prodelta to distal and then proximal delta front.

Such sediments and ichnofacies suggest lag deposits winnowed in proximal storm-generated beds.

The needle enters just proximal to the first metacarpal on the extensor surface.

In all patients, the injection was administered proximal to the carpal tunnel.

If it was originally present, the proximal part of this onlapping succession has since been removed by erosion.

Individual deposit thicknesses vary from 20 m in proximal facies, to less than 2 m in distal facies.

From here proximally the phalanges are broad and depressed and the scansors extend towards the base of the digits beneath these highly modified phalanges.

Because the oligo tails of the telomeric retrotransposons always face proximally , the sequences flanking the P element can be used to determine its orientation.

In contrast, the same landmarks are shifted proximally along the negative axis of Y8, truncating the proximal end of the humerus and displacing the midshaft constriction toward the humeral head.

Complete release was defined as fascial division extending from the level of the posterior fibular head or fascial origin on the tibia proximally to the level of the inferior segment of the extensor retinaculum distally.

The mechanism of the injury presented here was a combined proximally directed loading force on an outstretched, adducted, and internally rotated arm combined with a posterior loading force on the thorax.