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snuff

(snŭf),
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or applied to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.
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Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

snuff

(snŭf)
n.
1.
a. A preparation of finely pulverized tobacco that can be drawn up into the nostrils by inhaling. Also called smokeless tobacco.
b. The quantity of this tobacco that is inhaled at a single time; a pinch.
2. See dip.
3. A powdery substance, such as a medicine, taken by inhaling.
intr.v. snuffed, snuffing, snuffs
To use or inhale snuff.
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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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snuff

Substance abuse A smokeless tobacco consumed by snorting; snuff may be more dangerous than smoking 1 pack of cigarettes/day, and have 2-fold more carcinogens. See Smokeless tobacco, smoking.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

snuff

(snŭf)
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or application to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

snuff

(snŭf)
1. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
2. Finely powdered tobacco used by nasal inhalation or applied to the gums.
3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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