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Medical Term:

extorsion

Pronunciation: eks-tor'shun

Definition:

  1. Conjugate rotation of the upper poles of each cornea outward.
  2. Outward rotation of a limb or of an organ.

Synonym(s): excyclotorsion

[L. extorsio, fr. ex- torqueo, to twist out]

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