[in-tawr-shuh n] /ɪnˈtɔr ʃən/

a twisting about an axis or fixed point, as of the stem of a plant.
(botany) a spiral twisting in plant stems or other parts

intorsion in·tor·sion (ĭn-tôr’shən)


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