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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Involuntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, typically during sleep.

Usage examples (37)
  • Clenching and grinding, also called "bruxism," puts hundreds of pounds of pressure on tooth surfaces.
  • Parasomni - means sleep walking, sudden spasms, bruxism and sleep paralysis.
  • I get them from everything - barometric changes, stress, bruxism, paint fumes.
  • Other causes of tooth abrasion, such as teeth grinding (bruxism), were addressed in his study. for more
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