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trunk

 [trungk]
1. the part of the body to which the head and limbs are attached; called also torso.
2. a larger structure, such as a vessel or nerve, from which smaller divisions or branches arise, or that is created by their union. adj., adj trun´cal.
brachiocephalic trunk truncus brachiocephalicus.
celiac trunk the arterial trunk arising from the abdominal aorta and giving origin to the left gastric, common hepatic, and splenic arteries.
encephalic trunk brainstem.
lumbosacral trunk a trunk formed by union of the lower part of ventral branch of the fourth lumbar nerve with the ventral branch of the fifth lumbar nerve.
lymphatic t's the lymphatic vessels (right or left lumbar, intestinal, right or left bronchomediastinal, right or left subclavian, and right or left jugular trunks) that drain lymph from various regions of the body into the right lymphatic or thoracic duct.
pulmonary trunk a vessel arising from the conus arteriosus of the right ventricle and bifurcating into the right and left pulmonary arteries.
sympathetic trunk two long ganglionated nerve strands, one on each side of the vertebral column, extending from the base of the skull to the coccyx.

tor·so

(tōr'sō),
The trunk; the body without relation to head or extremities.
[It.]

torso

(tôr′sō)
n. pl. tor·sos or tor·si (-sē)
The human body excluding the head and limbs; trunk.

tor·so

(tōr'sō)
The trunk; the body without relation to head or extremities.
[It.]
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The lower end of the stroke rate range is associated with a long reach and exaggerated torso movement and is referred to as the Hawaiian style, while the upper stroke rate range is referred to as the Tahitian style and includes a fast action incorporating a shorter stroke with predominantly arm movement (Holmes, 1996; West, 2006).
Maybe we would should also teach people to turn and move forward while twisting their upper torso in the direction of the threat and shoot with one hand.
Human torso found near where head of missing woman found
The head from the Akkadian Empire, unearthed by Iraqi archaeologists in 1982, has been united with a replica of a headless torso discovered over a century ago, Baghdad Museum curator Mohsen Hassan Ali told AFP.
German archaeologist Walter Andrae discovered the 1.37 metre tall (about four foot) diorite stone torso in 1905 and it was put on display from 1926 in the Berlin Royal Museum.