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masticatory

[′mas·tə·kə‚tȯr·ē]
(pharmacology)
A medicine to be chewed but not swallowed.
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33) In RA, clinical measurements of signs and symptoms of TMJ including pain during jaw movement, limitation of maximal mouth opening, and clicking along with joint and masticatory muscle tenderness on palpation correlated with the disease duration, RF positivity, the HAQ score, and number of tender and swollen joints.
Having said that, the unadorned la carte, for all its balance and masticatory titillation, sometimes isn't quite enough either.
Morphological correlates of masticatory patterns in peccaries and pigs.
The relative largeness and poor tone of both the tongue and oral and masticatory muscles seen in many children with Down syndrome can cause difficulty in swallowing and lead to stagnation of food in the oral cavity.
This result in a system that behaves like a mono-block under the masticatory forces (Bateman et al.
Masticatory ability and functional tooth units in Japanese adults, J Oral Rehabil 35:337-344.
During masticatory function the stress distribution into a tooth reconstructed with a post-and-core system can cause root fissure or fracture.
On the third day, slight occular and masticatory movements were observed but the patient remained with a Ramsay score of 5.
In 17 insightful articles they describe the diagnosis process, the anatomy and physiology of orofacial pain, measurement and assessment of pain, psychological aspects, acute pain, otolaryngological aspects, masticatory myofasial pain, tension-type and chronic daily headache, the temporomandibular joint, migraine and possible variants, trigeminal autonomic cephalgias, neuropathic pain, neurosurgical aspects, referred and secondary syndromes, orofacial pain in the medically complex patient, pharmaceutical therapy and complementary and alternative medicine.
Foreign body giant cell granulomas have been reported in the TMJ, masticatory muscles, parotid and submandibular glands, and regional lymph nodes, as well as on the roof of the orbit, within the orbit, in the lung, and in breast biopsy specimens (10, 11).