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Distally

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adverb

(1) (anatomy) Far from the point of anatomical reference.

(2) (anatomy) In the direction of the distal part.


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Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics

... And like ornithomimosaurids, tyrannosaurids also have what is called an arctometatarsus. An arctometatarsus is where metatarsal III forms a wedge distally, but pinches out proximally. This feature is unique and found in some ornithomimosaurs, deinonychosaurs, alvareszaurids, and oviraptorosaurs. ...

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by Kiezel
Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:16 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Tyrannosaurus sex et alia topics
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