bruxism

noun brux·ism \ ˈbrək-ˌsi-zəm \

Definition of bruxism

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

Origin and Etymology of bruxism

irregular from Greek brychein to gnash the teeth + English -ism


Medical Dictionary

bruxism

noun brux·ism \ ˈbrək-ˌsiz-əm \

medical Definition of bruxism

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

brux

play \ˈbrəks\ intransitive verb

bruxer

noun

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