rest bite

rest bite

a misnomer for physiologic rest position of the mandible.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rest bite

(rest bīt)
Misnomer for physiologic rest position of mandible (q.v.).
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In regards to humidity, residents have had a little rest bite from the moist, sticky air over the past week, however, whether it stays at bay really depends on one thing; the wind.
You're feeling overworked, but you're about to get some rest bite. In the meantime, you must ensure that everything runs smoothly.
A belated birthday celebration may be the rest bite you need.
restaurant On piste, the creamy-as-you-like cheese fondue at Hornlihutte (not included in the dine around option, but another on-piste cafe, Alpenblick, is) makes the perfect mid-ski rest bite.
"This is one step closer to achieving our aim of building a Northumberland-based lodge to provide families a rest bite facility, while also offering valuable time together."
Andy Brown headed over but it was only a brief rest bite as Jake Howells completed the scoring with the fifth late on.
And Lukaku could be handed some rest bite following his nightmare spell at Chelsea, with his agent revealing a move to a Premier League rival is in the offing.
"Running a business is tough with no rest bite and being tied to the business 24 hours a day but the rewards far outweigh the downsides even after working 18 hour days.
Walking, though, only gave temporary rest bite and I knew deep down I couldn't give up.
She went on to explain: "Some people with Downs Syndrome along with their family need a helping hand, this is why I'm raising money for Mencap, they provide rest bite, care and support for those that need it."
Raising money for: Marie Curie Fundraiser Colin Reay of Sunniside said: "I want to give something back to Marie Curie as my mother-in-law recently spent some time in rest bite there and also as in memory of my auntie who I lost back in 2000.