bruxism


brux·ism

noun \ˈbrək-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of BRUXISM

:  the habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth especially in situations of stress or during sleep

Origin of BRUXISM

irregular from Greek brychein to gnash the teeth + English -ism
First Known Use: 1932

brux·ism

noun \ˈbrək-ˌsiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRUXISM

: the habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth especially in situations of stress or during sleep

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