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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.
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Chewing tobacco. See Smokeless tobacco.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A book with underpinnings of this sort could be useful to scholars who do not subscribe to the theories, but Chew's has other, more pedestrian flaws.
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Dogs in this stage need toys designed to be chewed on.
"When they said I was too old, I decided to make lemonade out of lemons," said Chew, who funded the flight to honor her father, stepfather, husband, and three uncles who served during World War I and World War II.
The study of Abd-El Maeboud et al.22 with 200 women after cesarean delivery under general anesthesia in Egypt revealed that the group that chewed gum experienced bowel sounds 10.9 hours after surgery and the control group 15.6 hours after surgery.
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'Sin Chew Daily regrets misquoting the source, thus causing unintended damage to Mr Rafizi, to whom we would like to extend our most sincere apologies,' the newspaper said.
Concerning the regularity of chewing Khat, 31 (38.3%) students said that they masticate khat in social occasions only, while 25 (30.9%) chew at weekends.
To improve the meal intake method and determine the number of chews, data obtained and recorded, using a chewing-count measurement device is preferable over that obtained and recorded by the patients themselves.
Chew was corporate controller at High Street Equity Advisors in Boston for over six years.
Patients in the gum-chewing group were allowed to chew gum 3 hours before surgery, taking a new piece at least three times an hour.
There are differences in salivary flow with stimulation of chewing pineapple (Ananascomocus) and papaya (Carica papaya), with chewing pineapple (Ananascomocus) can increase the salivary flow rate higher than chew papaya (Carica papaya).