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masticatory

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noun mas·ti·ca·to·ry \ˈmas-ti-kə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of masticatory

plural

masticatories

  1. :  a substance chewed to increase saliva



1583

First Known Use of masticatory

1583


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masticatory

adjective mas·ti·ca·to·ry

Definition of masticatory

  1. 1 :  used for or adapted to chewing <masticatory limbs of an arthropod>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving the organs of mastication <masticatory paralysis>




Medical Dictionary

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masticatory

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adjective mas·ti·ca·to·ry \ˈmas-ti-kə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of masticatory

  1. 1:  used for or adapted to chewing <the masticatory muscles>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or involving the organs of mastication <masticatory paralysis>




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masticatory

noun mas·ti·ca·to·ry

Medical Definition of masticatory

plural

masticatories

  1. :  a substance chewed to increase saliva




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