(1) (anatomy) Far from the point of anatomical reference.
(2) (anatomy) In the direction of the distal part.
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... 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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