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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. See Smokeless tobacco.
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To be included into this systematic review and meta-analysis, the study had to be original, could be observational or experimental, had to include both khat chewers and non-chewers (except in studies designed to investigate the in vitro effect of khat extract on oral micro-organisms at varying concentrations of the extract), and should have measured oral health-related outcomes in both groups.
It animates the nervous system and excites the chewer, causes the pulse to increase and the blood pressure to rise.
Dear chewers on cars, busses, and on the streets, please be careful not to shower people when you talk to them.
In Poole, Dorset, pictures of unpopular celebrities were put up and chewers invited to stick their gum on the face of Jeffrey Archer or Jeremy Beadle.
Severson and his ORI colleagues have tested various methods to help chewers quit, and they're now trying to figure out the best way to harness the power of the Internet.
Some chewers develop headaches, so they cover their heads to ease the pain.
Some chewers say a cheekful of betel aids digestion.
There is something so unappealing ab out having a conversation with a gum chewer,isn't there?
What's more, if a chewer were to spit biorubber gum onto the street, the goo would self-destruct after only a couple of months, Wang says.
For instance, the pattern and spacing of tooth marks on a bone can help identify the species and size of the chewer.
I can't believe I'm the only one, although I have never met another ``cheek chewer.
She said: "Rio has always been a bit hyper, but he's never been a chewer or wrecked anything.