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proximate

  
, proximal         
      adj  
1    next or nearest in space or time  
2    very near; close  
3    immediately preceding or following in a series  
4       a less common word for       approximate  
     (C16: from Late Latin proximare to draw near, from Latin proximus next, from prope near)  
  proximately      adv  
   proximateness             n  
  proximation      n  


proximal  
      adj  
1      (Anatomy)   situated close to the centre, median line, or point of attachment or origin  
   Compare       distal  
2       another word for       proximate  
  proximally      adv  
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