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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted.

Usage examples (25)
  • Oculogyric crisis, blepharospasm, respiratory stridor with cyanosis, torticollis, and opisthotonos can occur, as well as slow, writhing movements of the extremities.
  • Here's the thing that comes along to complicate any strict feminist criticism of objectification in the images of Prommenschenckel lying prone: She has a condition known as...
  • When the torticollis attitude has been corrected in childhood, the asymmetry of the skull disappears.
  • The plaintiff, Richard Hart, suffers from a medical condition affecting his neck known as torticollis. for more
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