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A torus, pl. tori, is a type of surface. It may also refer to:
- The thickened part of a stem, the receptacle, from which the flower and fruit parts grow
- Torus, a structure of the xylem
- A synonym for a sagittal keel, a structure found in crania.
- Torus knot
- Algebraic torus
- Umbilic torus
- Genus-2 surface, also called "double torus"
- Maximal torus
- Clifford torus
- Torus palatinus, a bony growth on the palate
- Torus mandibularis, a bony growth on the mandible
- Torus fracture, a term used in radiology to describe an incomplete fracture of the distal radius in children where there is no obvious fracture line on any radiograph.
In nuclear physics:
- Torus (nuclear physics), a subtype of tokamak
- Joint European Torus, an experimental nuclear fusion reactor
- Three-torus model of the universe, a model for describing the shape of the universe
- A semicircular molding – see Molding (decorative)#Types
- Torus (album), a 2013 album by Sub Focus
- Torus, a Dutch producer
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