Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈtrk\

Medical Definition of TORQUE

:  a force that produces or tends to produce rotation or torsion; also :  a measure of the effectiveness of such a force that consists of the product of the force and the perpendicular distance from the line of action of the force to the axis of rotation
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