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Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for bite

to seize, as food, with the teeth

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

a small portion of food

a light meal


Synonyms for bite

a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

a small amount of solid food

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a light informal meal

(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

wit having a sharp and caustic quality

a strong odor or taste property

the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

a portion removed from the whole

to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

penetrate or cut, as with a knife

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deliver a sting to


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All 19 patients had severe maxillary transverse deficiency, deep palate and bilateral posterior cross bite.
These differences include adenoidal face, narrower maxilla, deeper palatal height, retrusive mandible, deficient chin, and long lower face, cross bites, increased overjet, and oral breathing.
Once the oral hygiene was improved an upper alginate impression was taken to construct a quadhelix appliance in the dental laboratory to correct the unilateral cross bite and to gain more space for the impacted UR1 (Fig.
In the present study, no investigation of the exact cause of an individual nasal resistance was carried out; neither the severity of nasal resistance was assessed, as we believe that neither the severity of adenoids obstructive size or cause of obstruction is a risk factor in development of class II malocclusion, presence of anterior open bite and or posterior cross bite occurrence.
Each individual was assessed visually with a millimetre ruler for the presence of different occlusal traits (normal occlusion Class 1 Class 2 division 1 Class 2 division 2 and Class3 maloc- clusion) overjet (OJ) overbite (OB) crowding midline diastema and cross bite.
5%) had a relapse, maxillary right lateral incisor went back into cross bite (fig 5), though to a lesser extent.
A unilateral or bilateral cross bite can also lead to TMJ dysfunction syndrome, which can cause a constant, dull headache, although the pain may be referred to shoulder and neck and also to the arms.
An unusual case of multiple talon cusps affecting the maxillary central incisors and the canines bilaterally together with other dental abnormalities viz dens invaginatus affecting the maxillary lateral incisors, microdontia, short roots, reduced alveolar bone height, dilaceration of the described posterior teeth, anterior open bite and bilateral posterior cross bite in a 35 year old male.
5% for unilateral and 25% for bilateral posterior cross bite.
In 2004, school children and adolescents were studied for the presence of posterior cross bites [12].
Malocclusion was defined as presence of open bite, cross bites, space deficiency (closed contacts among incisors), as well as abnormal canine and molar relationship.
Patients who had unilateral or bilateral posterior dental or skeletal cross bites.