stomatognathic system

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sto·ma·tog·nath·ic sys·tem

all the structures involved in speech and in the reception, mastication, and deglutition of food.
See also: masticatory system.
Synonym(s): masticatory apparatus (2)

stomatognathic system

[stō′mətōnath′ik]
Etymology: Gk, stoma + gnathos, jaw, systema
the combination of organs, structures, and nerves involved in speech and reception, mastication, and deglutition of food. This system is composed of the teeth, the jaws, the masticatory muscles, the tongue, the lips, the surrounding tissues, and the nerves that control these structures.

sto·ma·tog·nath·ic sys·tem

(stō'mă-tog-nath'ik sis'tĕm)
All the structures involved in speech and in the reception, mastication, and deglutition of food.

sto·ma·tog·nath·ic sys·tem

(stō'mă-tog-nath'ik sis'tĕm)
All structures involved in speech and in reception, mastication, and deglutition of food.
Synonym(s): masticatory apparatus (2) .
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2,3) They are more vulnerable than the general population to nutritional and metabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, viral diseases, respiratory tract diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, sexual dysfunction, pregnancy complications, stomatognathic diseases, and possibly, obesity-related cancers.