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tortuous

adj tor·tu·ous \ˈtrch-(ə-)wəs\

Medical Definition of TORTUOUS

:  marked by repeated twists, bends, or turns <a tortuous blood vessel>
tor·tu·os·i·ty \ˈtr-chə-ˈwäs-ət-ē\ noun, plural tor·tu·os·i·ties
tor·tu·rous·ly adverb

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