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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

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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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Mariani, who has been in practice for nearly 30 years, will treat Diaz's case, which involves crowding, spacing and a cross bite.
Six month treatment times are common when standard orthodontia and alveolar decortication are combined to treat moderate and severe malocclusions, including crowding, cross bite and open bite treated with or without orthognathic surgery," he reports.
Clinical applications for the implant system include upper molar intrusion, lower molar protraction, molar positioning controlled in all directions, anterior cross bites, open bites and upper molar distalization.
Clinical applications for the mini screws include upper molar intrusion, lower molar protraction, molar positioning controlled in all directions, anterior cross bites, open bites and upper molar distalization and more.