bruxism

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brux·ism

 (brŭk′sĭz′əm)
n.
The habitual, involuntary grinding or clenching of the teeth, usually during sleep.

[From New Latin brūxis, a gnashing, from Greek brūkein, to gnash.]

bruxism

(ˈbrʌksɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) the habit of grinding the teeth, esp unconsciously
[irregularly formed from Greek brykein to gnash the teeth + -ism]

brux•ism

(ˈbrʌk sɪz əm)

n.
habitual, purposeless clenching and grinding of the teeth.
[1935–40; < Greek *brȳx(is) a gnashing of teeth]

bruxism

the habit of purposelessly grinding one’s teeth, especially during sleep. Also called bruxomania.
See also: Teeth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bruxism - involuntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, typically during sleep
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
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bruxism

n bruxismo