truncal


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Related to truncal: truncal ataxia, truncal vagotomy

trun·cal

(trŭn'kăl),
Relating to the trunk of the body or to any arterial or nerve trunk, etc.

truncal

/trun·cal/ (trung´k'l) pertaining to the trunk.

truncal

[trung′kəl]
Etymology: L, truncus
pertaining to the trunk of the body or to any arterial or nerve trunk.

trun·cal

(trŭng'kăl)
Relating to the trunk of the body or to any arterial or nerve trunk.

truncal

of the nature of or pertaining to the trunk.
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Patients with a truncal BMI of less than 30 kg/m[sup.
In the past, tourniquets could only address wounds that were on extremities, leaving the truncal and pelvic region--where the femoral artery runs--vulnerable, he noted.
The Myoton instrument was originally designed for assessing tone in larger limb and truncal muscles.
We observed clinically significant circumference reduction of truncal fat.
He had truncal weakness and a flaccid quadriparesis, but no fasciculations were noted: upper limb strength Medical Research Council (MRC) grade 1/5 proximal, 2/5 distal; lower limb strength 2/5 proximal, 3/5 distal.
The scan mode was set according to the truncal thickness (thick > 25 cm, standard 13-25 cm, thin < 13 cm) and all scans were performed by a single qualified technician.
Important factors including paw placement, joint movement, and truncal stability were considered for this determination.
ORLANDO--The risk factors for death in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease include older age, male sex, truncal obesity, and a low HDL cholesterol level--in other words, the same factors that increase risk for death from cardiovascular disease and other causes, according to Dr.
This edition has new sections on genetics and imaging, surgical and pharmaceutical options, compression strategies for wounds, limb paralysis, management of the morbidly obese, truncal and genital lymphedema, cancer rehabilitation and survivorship, advanced-stage involvement, treatment of the head and neck, palliative care, lymphatic microsurgery, surgical treatment outcomes, quality of life, and metrics for edema detection/documentation, and updates to all chapters.
Other findings include doll's face, truncal obestiy, decreased muscle mass, enlarged kidney, delayed puberty, growht retardation, hyperlipidemia and increased uric acid (3).
Truncal fat is a good predictor of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and stroke.
Two weeks later, the hypokalemia and acid-base disorder were corrected, and her neurological examination was normal apart from minimal truncal ataxia.