a twisting about an axis or fixed point, as of the stem of a plant.
Origin of intorsion
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botany a spiral twisting in plant stems or other parts
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The inward rotation of a limb or an organ.
The inward convergent rotation of the upper pole of the vertical meridian of each eye.conclination negative declination
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