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torose or torous (ˈtɔːrəʊz, tɔːˈrəʊz, ˈtɔːrəs)
biology (of a cylindrical part) having irregular swellings; knotted
[C18: from Latin torōsus muscular, from torus a swelling]
torous or torous
[C18: from Latin torōsus muscular, from torus a swelling]
torosity or torous

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