chewing tobacco

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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.

chewing tobacco

Smokeless tobacco, see there.

smoke·less to·bac·co

(smōklĕs tŏ-bakō)
A form of the leaf of the plant meant to be chewed or otherwise ingested orally, rather than smoked.
Synonym(s): chewing tobacco.

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Among the 10 cases of malignant lesions, 5 cases had abusive history of smoking, alcohol and tobacco chewing habits and 3 cases had betel nuts, pan chewing and gutka.
Low prevalence of expression of the p53 oncoprotein in oral carcinomas from Sri Lanka associated with betel and tobacco chewing.
Among the six female cases, five showed oral cavity malignancies, mainly of buccal mucosa, probably owing to the habit of tobacco chewing among women in Kerala.
I was horrified to discover that hers was a true story and she had been doing her best to bring awareness about the perils of tobacco chewing to the rest of her fellow country men.
tobacco chewers) had subjects with the history of tobacco chewing at least four to five times per day from last 10 year.
As the day of the attractive couple's "commitment ceremony" ap-proached, tobacco chewing Mr Bear had no regrets.
The patient was advised to quit the tobacco chewing habit, was put on muscle relaxants and was referred for psychiatric consultation.
People need to know that tobacco chewing is also very dangerous as it can lead to oral cancer," he cautioned.
The present cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and age at initiation of tobacco smoking or tobacco chewing among school children in Noida city in north India.
The patient's history, as provided during the physical exam, included tobacco chewing, high coffee intake, and occasional abdominal pain and increased stools.
Another new finding in the present study was that tobacco chewing, which is much more common among Bangladeshi women than smoking, was also a risk factor for developing arsenic-related skin lesions in women.
Current literature from around the world documents the story: a puzzling rise of oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) cases in people as young as their 20s, often in the absence of traditional risk factors such as years of smoking, tobacco chewing, or alcohol use.