chewing cycle


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chew·ing cy·cle

a complete course of movement of the mandible during a single masticatory stroke.

chew·ing cy·cle

(chūing sīkĕl)
Complete course of movement of the mandible during a single masticatory stroke.
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23,24) However, the chewing cycle duration is much more sensitive to the central pattern generator located in the brain stem, (25) and the chewing rate is relatively resistant to change.
However, there is evidence that the treatment of posterior crossbite with an orthodontic functional appliance (Function Generating Bite) was able to reduce the prevalence of reverse sequencing chewing cycles in children with this malocclusion.