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crowd·ing

(krowd'ing),
A condition in which the teeth are crowded, assuming altered positions such as bunching, overlapping, displacement in various directions and torsiversion.

crowding

[kroud′ing]
Etymology: ME, crowden
the condition in which the teeth are too close together and have abnormal positions such as overlapping, displacement in various directions, or torsion. See arch length, arch length deficiency, arch width.

crowding

Dentistry Too many teeth in too little space in a mouth Social medicine Too many people in too little space in a city. See Gangs.

crowd·ing

(krowd'ing)
A condition in which the teeth are too close, assuming altered positions (e.g., bunching, overlapping, displacement in various directions, torsiversion).

crowd·ing

(krowd'ing)
A condition in which the teeth are too close, assuming altered positions such as bunching, overlapping, displacement in various directions, and torsiversion.

crowding,

n 1. in dentistry, when the dental arch length is less than the mesial distal width of the teeth intended to occupy it.
2. malocclusion characterized by inadequate arch circumference to accommodate the teeth in proper alignment.

crowding

panic state developed by chickens, adult birds, sheep in response to perceived attack; group piles up in a corner and many die of suffocation; in horses takes the form of squeezing an attendant against another horse or a stable wall, a common vice in horses which are permanently stabled.

crowding stress
constant low level stress due to insufficient accommodation space per animal.

Patient discussion about crowding

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Treatment Objectives: The objectives were to maintain the Class I occlusion while alleviating the mandibular crowding through a combination of proclination and interproximal reduction.
The study concludes that residential crowding is harmful to people regardless of their culture.
Contrary to popular beliefs and many scientists' views, we find no evidence that Asian and Latin Americans can better withstand or tolerate the adverse psychological consequences of living in crowded homes," says Gary Evans, a professor of design and environmental analysis and an international expert on environmental stress resulting from noise, crowding, inadequate housing, and air pollution.
Although crowding places significant stress on piping plovers and perhaps on sanderlings as well, many complicated factors underlie bird-population declines, cautions Anne Hecht, an endangered species biologist who works with Andrews.
And workers at the West Valley Shelter in Chatsworth report dog fights break out as many as three times a day because of crowding.
The purchases are mostly meant to replace its aging fleet, which is prone to frequent breakdowns that reduce the number of buses on the streets and lead to crowding.
That head count, performed hour after hour at stops along some of the busiest bus lines in Southern California, is the heart of a brewing battle over whether the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is meeting a federal consent decree to reduce crowding.
With El Nino warming Los Angeles' coastal waters some 5 degrees above normal, swimmers and surfers are crowding the beaches - and lifeguards say they are making a record-shattering number of rescues.
Studies make it clear that crowding hurts the whole family," said Stringer in a press release.
6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients admitted to the hospital from the emergency department during periods of high crowding died more often than similar patients admitted to the same hospital when the emergency department was less crowded.
The crowding, wrote Winerip in the first of a series of hard-hitting columns in September and October of that year, was caused by the "new students with challenging problems" whose parents took advantage of the No Child Left Behind law allowing them to transfer from a persistently failing school to one that was better.