torticollis
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GC: n

S: NCBI – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK539857/ (last access: 15 October 2022); NHS – http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/863/What%20is%20Torticollis.pdf (last access: 15 October 2022).

N: 1. wryneck, 1811, Modern Latin, from Latin tortus “crooked, twisted,” from torquere “to twist” (from PIE root *terkw- “to twist”) + collum “neck”, from PIE root *kwel- (1) “revolve, move round.”
– Latin: caput distortum.

2. A contraction, often spasmodic, of the muscles of the neck, chiefly those supplied by the spinal accessory nerve; the head is drawn to one side and usually rotated so that the chin points to the other side.

S: 1. OED – https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=torticollis (last access: 15 October 2022); TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=torticollis&index=alt&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 15 October 2022). 2. TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=torticollis&index=alt&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 15 October 2022). 3&4. EncBrit – https://www.britannica.com/science/torticollis (last access: 15 October 2022). 5. TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=torticollis&index=alt&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 15 October 2022).

SYN: wryneck, wry neck, wry-neck. (depending on context)

S: TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=torticollis&index=alt&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 15 October 2022)

CR: cervicodynia, myalgia.