rima oris

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Noun1.rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emergerima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
teeth, dentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
glossa, lingua, tongue, clapper - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
cakehole, maw, yap, gob, trap, hole - informal terms for the mouth
buccal cavity - the cavity between the jaws and the cheeks
gingiva, gum - the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
palate, roof of the mouth - the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
salivary gland - any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
rima - a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts
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The length of the rima oris and space between the median canthi were 8.69cm ad 8.81 cm respectively.
Rima oris length: This was taken using a twine from the ends of the lateral commisures of closed lips.
The mean distance between the median canthi was 8.81 [+ o -] 1.08cm while the rima oris length was 9.69 [+ o -] 1.64cm.