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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>



1611

First Known Use of masticatory

1611

Rhymes with masticatory

accusatory, admonitory, adulatory, a fortiori, aleatory, ambulatory, amendatory, applicatory, approbatory, celebratory, circulatory, combinatory, commendatory, compensatory, conciliatory, condemnatory, confirmatory, confiscatory, conservatory, consolatory, contributory, copulatory, cosignatory, declamatory, declaratory, dedicatory, defamatory, denigratory, depilatory, depository, derogatory, designatory, dispensatory, divinatory, escalatory, excitatory, exclamatory, exculpatory, excusatory, exhibitory, exhortatory, expiatory, expiratory, explanatory, explicatory, exploratory, expository, expurgatory, incubatory, indicatory, inflammatory, informatory, innovatory, inspiratory, inundatory, invitatory, judicatory, masturbatory, memento mori, millefiori, obfuscatory, obligatory, observatory, performatory, persecutory, predicatory, premonitory, prohibitory, reformatory, regulatory, repository, retributory, revelatory, respiratory, salutatory, stipulatory, supplicatory, transmigratory, undulatory


Medical Dictionary

1

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>




2

masticatory

noun mas·ti·ca·to·ry

Medical Definition of masticatory

plural

masticatories

  1. :  a substance chewed to increase saliva




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