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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

Smokeless tobacco, see there.
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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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(6.) Barshack I, Fridman E, Goldberg I, Chowers Y, Kopolovic J.
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(58.) Travis SP, Stange EF, Lemann M, Oresland T, Bemelman WA, Chowers Y, Colombel JF, D'Haens G, Ghosh S, Marteau P, Kruis W, Mortensen NJ, Penninckx F, Gassull M; for the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO): European evidence-based consensus on the management of ulcerative colitis: Current management.
[12.] Chowers MY, Gottesman BS, Leibovici L, Pielmeier U, Andreassen S, Paul M.
(3.) Chowers MY, Lang R, Nassar F, Ben-David D, Giladi M, Rubinshtein E, et al.
(34.) Gottesman BS, Carmeli Y, Shitrit P, Chowers M.
Chewing tobacco (also known as chew, dip, chaw, chewpoos, chits or chowers) refers to a form of smokeless tobacco furnished as long strands of whole leaves and consumed by placing a portion of the tobacco between the cheek and gum or teeth, and chewing.
Chowers (2006), a recent chairman of the political science department at Tel-Aviv University, who lost eight senior faculty in recent years (the number of department members during the 2006-2007 school year reached 16), writes "in those areas in which the university has, or had, first class researchers, it is losing them--just as the leadership and academic contributions of those who are leaving are reaching their peak."
(20.) Kaiserman I, Anteby I, Chowers I, Blumenthal EZ, Kliers I, Pe'er J.