In*tor"sion (?), n. [L. intortio a curling, crisping: cf. F. intorsion. See Intort, and cf. Intortion.]


A winding, bending, or twisting.

2. Bot.

The bending or twining of any part of a plant toward one side or the other, or in any direction from the vertical.


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