mastication definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of chewing.
    • The process of crushing as though chewed.
    • The act or operation of masticating; chewing, at the time of food.
    • The work of chewing; the entire process of triturating food utilizing the teeth; manducation.
    • The process of tearing to pieces or kneading, as india-rubber, through the masticator.
    • biting and grinding meals within mouth so that it becomes soft adequate to ingest

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