- a person afflicted with this
- any of a genus (Jynx) of Old World woodpeckers with long, soft tail feathers and a habit of twisting the neck
- Either of two small woodpeckers, Jynx torquilla of Eurasia and Africa or J. ruficollis of sub-Saharan Africa, having a sharply pointed bill and the ability to twist the neck almost all the way around.
- a. See torticollis.b. A person with torticollis.