distal distal  /ˈdɪs təl/


  1. (adj) situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
  2. (adj) directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body



  • The stylet is pressed in, forming a loop near the distal end of the instrument.


  1. Distal's top 5 Atlanta DJs and producers

    Embassy Recordings founder Michael Rathbun calls out his most beloved local acts by Bobby Power Distal, aka Michael Rathbun, is one of the more auspicious up-and-comers in the global electronic music scene. He's mastered a dizzying array of electronic musical inflections that can't be tied to any one genre, tempo, or region.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

  2. 'CL' Music Issue Throwdown comes to Terminal West on Thursday

    Don't forget, on Thursday night (June 20) CL celebrates the release of its 2013 Music Issue with the second annual Throwdown at Terminal West . Distal, Speakerfoxxx, Divine Interface, and the Difference Machine are all on deck.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta


  1. "This Thursday morning, Martin Brodeur will undergo surgery to repair the distal bicep in the left elbow," general manager Lou Lamoriello said in the statement. "We will not have any further comment or update until after the surgery is...
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Lou Lamoriello Source: ESPN

  2. "I just got official reports from the doctors, they say he's got a stress reaction in his distal fibula of his ankle," Popovich said. "Not a stress fracture, [but] a stress reaction, which is very different. A stress fracture goes all the way...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Gregg Popovich Source: FanHouse (blog)

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