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torque

 [tork]
a rotatory force causing part of a structure to twist about an axis.
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torque (T),

(tōrk),
1. A rotatory force.
2. In dentistry, a torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
[L. torqueo, to twist]
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torque

(T) (tōrk)
1. A rotatory force.
2. dentistry A torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
[L. torqueo, to twist]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

torque

(tōrk)
1. In dentistry, torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
2. A rotatory force.
[L. torqueo, to twist]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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