Definition of "truncal" [trun•cal]

  • Of or pertaining to the trunk (of the body) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "truncal" in a sentence
  • "Does the placement of adiposity truncal versus overall affect fat storage and release?"
  • "If Hitch would just lose some of that truncal obesity, he would breath easier."
  • "Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writers 116, 418, 554 richly described patients with such hyperkinetic phenomena as rocking; twisting truncal movements; ballistic arm movements; athetoid finger and hand movements; forehead wrinkling; grimacing and pouting movements; stereotyped biting and chewing; flicking and licking of the tongue; and rubbing, picking, kneading, tapping, grasping, and pulling behaviors."