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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.
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Comment: These results suggest that increasing the number of chews before swallowing may reduce food intake and potentially help prevent obesity.
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