DISTAL By N., Sam M.S. - 29 1. Located on the periphery of a body. 2. Remote or distant from the point of origin. DISTAL: "Our fingers are on the distal part of our body." Related Psychology Terms STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ANTISOCIAL REACTION DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) FINGER AGNOSIA CEREBRAL CORTEX SENILE PSYCHOSIS (SIMPLE DETERIORATION TYPE) PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT DISTAL STIMULUS CREATIVITY TESTS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DISTAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/distal/ (accessed September 24, 2022).