Contralateral

Contralateral - Distal Farther from the point of attachment...

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Contralateral On opposite sides of the body. The ascending and descending portions of the colon are contralateral. Intermediate Between two structures. The knee is intermediate between the upper leg and lower leg. Proximal Closer to the point of attachment of a limb. The elbow is proximal to the wrist.
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Unformatted text preview: Distal Farther from the point of attachment of a limb. The foot is distal to the knee. Superficial Toward the surface of the body. The skin is superficial to the muscle. Deep Away from the surface of the body. The skeleton is deep to the skin....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas State.

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