nerve trunk

noun

Definition of nerve trunk

: a bundle of nerve fibers enclosed in a connective tissue sheath

First Known Use of nerve trunk

1850

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nerve trunk

noun

medical Definition of nerve trunk

: a bundle of nerve fibers enclosed in a connective tissue sheath

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