intorsion


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intorsion

[in′tȯr·shən]
(biology)
Inward rotation of a structure about a fixed point or axis.
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Se inserta a 7,7 mm del limbo, su accion primaria es la elevacion, su accion secundaria es la intorsion y su accion terciaria es la aduccion.
For example, if the SO is affected, the graph shows that in the primary position the majority of the muscle action produces intorsion and depression, with a small amount of abduction.
Action of the Extraocular Muscles with the Eye in Primary Position Muscle Primary Action Secondary action Tertiary Action Medical rectus Adduction Lateral rectus Abduction Superior rectus Elevation Intorsion Adduction Inferior rectus Depression Extorsion Adduction Superior oblique Intorsion Depression Abduction Inferior oblique Extorsion Elevation Abduction