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truncate

 [trung´kāt]
having the end cut squarely off.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trun·cate

(trŭn'kāt),
Truncated; cut across at right angles to the long axis, or appearing to be so cut.
[L. trunco, pp. -atus, to maim, cut off]
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trun·cate

(trŭng'kāt)
Truncated; cut across at right angles to the long axis, or appearing to be so cut.
[L. trunco, pp. -atus, to maim, cut off]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

truncate

(of plant structures) terminating abruptly.
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Justice Umar also said that, 'The defendants /respondents, are hereby restrained from suspending the claimant/applicant and or truncating and or any way interfering with claimant/applicant's tenure and performance, and enjoyment of his legislative functions and duties, pertaining to his office.'