morsicatio


morsicatio
Habitual nibbling of the lips (labiorum), tongue (linguae), or buccal mucosa (buccarum); often produces a shaggy white lesion. [L. biting, fr. mordeo, to bite]
- m. buccarum white elevations of buccal mucosa caused by the pressure of molar teeth. [L. chewing of the cheeks]

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