torose


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to·rose

 (tôr′ōs′)
adj.
Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions: torose pod.

[Latin torōsus, from torus, knot, bulge.]

torose

(ˈtɔːrəʊz; tɔːˈrəʊz) or

torous

adj
(Biology) biology (of a cylindrical part) having irregular swellings; knotted
[C18: from Latin torōsus muscular, from torus a swelling]
torosity n
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