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masticatory

 [mas´tĭ-kah-tor″e]
1. pertaining to mastication.
2. a substance to be chewed, but not swallowed.

mas·ti·ca·to·ry

(mas'ti-kă-tō'rē),
Relating to mastication.

masticatory

/mas·ti·ca·to·ry/ (mas´tĭ-kah-tor″e)
1. subserving or pertaining to mastication; affecting the muscles of mastication.
2. a remedy to be chewed but not swallowed.

masticatory

(măs′tĭ-kə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or used in mastication: masticatory muscles.
2. Adapted for chewing.
n. pl. masticato·ries
A medicinal substance chewed to increase salivation.

masticatory

adjective Referring or pertaining to chewing, mastication.

noun A material or substance meant to be chewed, such as chewing gum.

mas·ti·ca·to·ry

(mas'ti-kă-tōr-ē)
Relating to mastication.

mas·ti·ca·to·ry

(mas'ti-kă-tōr-ē)
Relating to mastication.

masticatory

1. pertaining to mastication.
2. a substance to be chewed, but not swallowed.

masticatory muscles
include the masseter, temporal, pterygoids and digastric muscles.