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Their jawlike mouthparts tear, chew, and grind grass shoots and roots.
has had better outcomes, with studies showing that more than half of patients can stop taking PPIs and experience significant improvements in their health-related quality of life after they have been treated with the jawlike device.
Unfold, 1963, is a painted steel sheet, folded like a Rorschach test, that resembles a pair of spread-eagled legs; Karnak, 1966, looks like a grid of bulky security bars, one half of which has been bent up at a 30[degrees] angle; Mirror 1978--one of Tucker's last works in constructed steel--is a jawlike clamp, its identical sections held slightly ajar.
to reach the gash excavated by jawlike toothy cutters
In a mere tenth of a second, without any muscles, a Venus flytrap's jawlike leaves can imprison a hapless insect.