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truncal Line breaks: trun|cal
Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌŋk(ə)l/

Definition of truncal in English:


Of or affecting the trunk of the body, or of a nerve.
Example sentences
  • Cranial, truncal, and peripheral nerves are involved.
  • The patient underwent an exploratory laparotomy, resection of the gastric mass, pyloroplasty, truncal vagotomy, and cyst duodenostomy.
  • Pityriasis rosea may lead to a truncal macular rash, sometimes with pruritus.
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