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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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Hypotonia or reduced muscle tone can affect the mouth contributing to an open bite and problems with chewing, swallowing, drooling, and speaking.
In addition, patients may have a Class II occlusion, anterior open bite, and decreased oropharyngeal airway causing sleep apnea in the more severe cases.
A clinical assessment of the Active Vertical Corrector -A non surgical alternative for skeletal open bite treatment.
When the disease process occurs bilaterally, it is usually accompanied by a relatively symmetric posterior shift of the mandible, development or worsening of the class II occlusal relationship (the lower teeth positioned excessively posteriorly relative to the upper teeth), and development of an anterior open bite (Figure 1c).
Dr Ronnie Levine, scientific advisor to the Health Education Authority, says that thumb and finger- sucking can cause an open bite, where the upper front teeth do not meet the lower when the mouth is shut.
The presence of excessive labio-axial inclination of the anterior teeth was considered as proclination and as anterior open bite when the anterior teeth in the maxilla did not occlude those in the mandible.
They were also four times more likely to have open bite - a condition in which the front teeth don't touch when the mouth is closed.
ZERO-PAIN(TM) SmileSimplicity allows dentists to correct open bite with no shots and no pain
Moreover, an open bite (overbite > 4 mm) was found in only two patients of the control group.
This combined approach to open bite treatment appears to be stable and effective," Dr.
Previous reports indicate that mutations in the human enamlin gene (ENAM) cause hypoplastic AI through autosomal dominance inheritance patterns and patients may also exhibit an anterior open bite.
The patient had an open bite with unilateral cross-bite.
The study showed that the new device was effective in achieving sagittal distraction, in creating an anterior open bite, and in increasing the biogonial distance in the animal model.