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contorted

[kən′tȯrd·əd]
(botany)
Twisted; applied to proximate leaves whose margins overlap.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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