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pinch

(pinch),
occupational therapy grip between fingers at the most distal joints.

pinch

a compression or squeezing of the end of the thumb in opposition to the end of one or more of the fingers. An example is the pulp pinch, a type of grasp in which the pulp, or fleshy mass at the end of the fingers, is pressed against the pulp at the end of the thumb. See also lateral pinch, palmar pinch, tip pinch.

chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

pinch

(pinch)
occupational therapy A grip between the fingers at the most distal joints.
See also: lateral pinch, pad-to-pad pinch, palmar pinch, tip pinch

pinch

(pinch)
occupational therapy a grip between the fingers at the most distal joints.

pinch,

n a small amount of chewing tobacco (snuff) an individual takes to use the substance for its desired effect. A “pinch” is called a
quid in Britain.
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