extorsion

[ ĭk-stôrshən ]

n.

The outward rotation of a limb or organ.
The outward divergent rotation of the upper poles of the vertical meridian of the cornea of each eye.disclination positive declination

Nearby words

  1. extirpate,
  2. extirpation,
  3. extn.,
  4. extol,
  5. extoll,
  6. extorsive,
  7. extort,
  8. extortion,
  9. extortionary,
  10. extortionate


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