detorsion

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detorsion

[dē′tȯr·shən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Untwisting of the 180° visceral twist imposed by embryonic torsion on many gastropod mollusks.
(medicine)
Untwisting of an abnormal torsion, as of a ureter or intestine.
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