Entry from US English dictionary
The main stem of a nerve.
- 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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Syllabification: nerve trunk
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