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(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

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An arthralgia diagnosis includes pain upon palpation of the TMJ and joint-related pain during movements of the opening mouth, mandibular excursive, and protrusive movements; a diagnosis of arthritis includes pain in addition to reported clicking sounds upon palpation.
An overwhelming majority of the sample reported no difficulty in mouth opening (92%) and lateral excursive movements (94%), while 24.9% reported muscular pain during chewing and 20.4% mentioned suffering from frequent headaches occasionally.
Using T-scan and EMG, the tooth contact sequence, changing occlusal forces, and fluctuating muscle activity levels of the temporalis and masseter muscle were recorded from an intercuspation followed by excursive movements till the muscle shutdown occurred.
The excursive footnote that points the reader to additional conversation on a point of law reflects our metaphor of scholarship as an ongoing coversation.
The second problem, the plastic corrector, is to relax the plastic strain increment [DELTA][[epsilon].sup.p.sub.n+1] and direct the excursive effective stress [[bar.[sigma]].sup.trial.sub.n+1] back to the updated yield surface:
Through a modest improve excursive, most of the professionals and especially teachers in the university can improve their health and quality of their life style.
Detailed occlusal analysis revealed heavier maximal intercuspal contact (Ml) on some posterior teeth and minor working and non-working posterior interference during excursive movements.
Long and short duration excursive behaviors undoubtedly influence these processes.
Like the table talk it aspires to, the essayistic style of Meyer's interlinked stanzas is both compact and excursive, diffuse.
The early transcribers of his manuscript, not adverting to so material a distinction, have attempted to render the journal more regular, according to their idea, by forcing these excursive notices, however inconsistent with geography, into one uniform track, and for that purpose assigning imaginary bearings.
An interesting excursive special case was a geographic visualization of works by Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel and Alessandro Scarlatti, clearly showing the varied publication patterns of these three masters of 1685 vintage, which are not as restricted to the traits of their lives as one might expect in advance.
Occlusion was checked to avoid and protrusive and lateral excursive interferences using the help of an articulating paper.
As we might expect from a visit to such an evocative site, the description begins with the hushed reverence of the ruin enthusiast, for whom "Thought into mingling anguish swell'd, / And check'd the wild excursive wing" (2:122-23).
She speaks in the first person, directly addressing her audience in excursive monologues and improvised shaggy-dog stories.