detorsion

noun
de·​tor·​sion | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈtȯr-shən How to pronounce detorsion (audio) \

Medical Definition of detorsion

: the removal of torsion specifically : correction of abnormal twist (as of the intestine)

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“Detorsion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/detorsion. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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