Meaning of torticollis

tor•ti•col•lis

Pronunciation: (tôr"ti-kol'is), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a condition in which the neck is twisted and the head inclined to one side, caused by spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the neck. Also called wryneck.
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