detorsion

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detorsion

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detortion

n
1. archaic the act of, or the state of having undergone, detorting; a twisting, perversion, or distortion
2. obstetrics the process of relieving torsion, or unnatural twists, within the body, notably those in the uterus or intestine
3. zoology the rotation of the internal organs of the larvae of certain gastropods through 90 or 180 degrees, back towards their initial position
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detorsion

n. destorsión.
1. corrección de la curvatura o malformación de una estructura;
2. corrección quirúrgica de la torsión de un testículo o del intestino.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The stage of gestation, duration of condition, type, degree and direction of torsion, method of diagnosis and correction, cervical dilatation following detorsion, viability of calf, fetal gender and weight, dam and fetal survivability were analyzed.
One case in which fetus was removed per vaginum following detorsion by rolling, intense bleeding and vaginal tear occurred which was managed by suturing and pressure pack.
This is based on the fact that in most cases a variable degree of cervical dilation will be noted prior to or immediately after detorsion (Nanda and Sharma, 1986).