1. (Science: dentistry) The rotation of a tooth on the long axis moving the root of the tooth in a buccal or labial direction.

2. (Science: zoology) A cervical ring of hair or feathers, distinguished by its colour or structure; a collar.

Origin: L, a necklace. See Torque, 1.

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