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nerve trunk

Syllabification: nerve trunk

Definition of nerve trunk in English:


The main stem of a nerve.
Example sentences
  • Adjacent to the vertebral body, the abdominal aorta, inferior vena cave, sympathetic nerve trunk, and the left renal vein are seen.
  • Grossly, it was found to arise from a peripheral nerve trunk, which was swollen.
  • In order for these nerve fibers to get to their proper end-point, the bundle of nerves fibers leave the inappropriate trunk and join the proper nerve trunk.

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