PROXIMAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Located near the trunk or center of an organism. Also directed toward that same area. PROXIMAL: "The MRI detected a proximal tumor in the Pancreas." Related Psychology Terms BROWN FAT BIOLOGICAL CLOCK BRAIN CENTER INTRALAMINAR NUCLEUS BASAL GANGLIA PROXIMAL RESPONSE PARAPLEGIA MACROSPLANCHNIC TYPE PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT BODY BUILD Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROXIMAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/proximal/ (accessed January 15, 2021).