Medical Definition of Long-tongue

1. torticollis 1. A twisted or distorted neck; a deformity in which the neck is drawn to one side by a rigid contraction of one of the muscles of the neck; torticollis. Medically called spasmodic torticollis, or torticollis. The most common of the focal dystonias. In torticollis, the muscles in the neck that control the position of the head are affected, causing the head to twist and turn to one side. In addition, the head may be pulled forward or backward. 2. Any one of several species of Old World birds of the genus Jynx, allied to the woodpeckers; especially, the common European species (J. Torguilla); so called from its habit of turning the neck around in different directions. Synonym: cuckoo's mate, snakebird, summer bird, tonguebird, and writheneck. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



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long-tailed porcupine
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long-term care
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long-term potentiation
long-term productivity
long-term survival
long-terminal repeat
long-tongue (current term)
long-vowel mark
long-vowel marks
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long-winded
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long-windedness
long-wool
long-wooled
long abductor muscle of thumb
long absent, soon forgotten
long ago
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