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the state or quality of being physically strong

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to force one's way into a place or situation

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The influence of lung volume on pharyngeal mechanics, collapsibility, and genioglossus muscle activation during sleep.
Among the possible causes of upper airway obstruction are the posterior displacement of a normal-sized tongue secondary to micrognathia and/or retrognathia, the loss of support of the genioglossus muscle, and negative pressure in the pharynx during swallowing and inspiration.
This procedure consists of an anterior mandibular horizontal osteotomy with genioglossus muscle and inferior border advancement (Figure 2).
The chin is exposed and small rectangular cuts (approximately 1 x 2 cm) are made in the bone to capture the area of attachment of the genioglossus muscle.
Impaired upper airway integrity by residual neuromuscular blockade: increased airway collapsibility and blunted genioglossus muscle activity in response to negative pharyngeal pressure.