Proximal vs Plantar - What's the difference?

proximal | plantar |


As adjectives the difference between proximal and plantar

is that proximal is (anatomy|geology) closer to the point of attachment or observation while plantar is pertaining to the bottom surface (sole ) of the foot, as with plantar warts compare palmar.

proximal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (anatomy, geology) Closer to the point of attachment or observation.
  • (linguistics) Closer to the speaker.
  • Antonyms

    * (closer to the point of attachment) distal

    Derived terms

    * proximally

    Coordinate terms

    * *

    plantar

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to the bottom surface (sole ) of the foot, as with plantar warts. Compare palmar.
  • Hypernyms

    * volar ----