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Medical Term:

trunk

Pronunciation: trunk

Definition:

  1. The body (trunk or torso), excluding the head and extremities.
  2. A primary nerve, vessel, or collection of tissue before its division.
  3. A large collecting lymphatic vessel.

Synonym(s): truncusTA

[L. truncus]

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