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Synonyms for movement

Synonyms for movement

the act or process of moving

a change in normal place or position

a calculated change in position

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

Synonyms for movement

a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

a euphemism for defecation

a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

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However, as this method is associated with planting into the jawbone, a continual usage of the artificial tooth induces repetitive loads to be exerted due to the masticatory movements.
Masticatory movements in cleft lip and palate patients with unilateral buccal cross-bite.
(5) The neurosensory system within the PDL have important proprioceptive function and may play a part in the control of masticatory movements. Therefore, it is important to maintain the periodontal ligament space.
On the third day, slight occular and masticatory movements were observed but the patient remained with a Ramsay score of 5.
In the class III group, vertical masticatory movements and a higher percentage of phonetic distortions predominated.