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truncal in Medicine


  1. Of or relating to the trunk of the body.
  2. Of or relating to an arterial or nerve trunk.
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  • The disease is dependent upon impairment or degeneration of the central, truncal or peripheral nerves.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon