Definition of bruxism in English:

bruxism

Syllabification: brux·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈbrəksizəm
 
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noun

The involuntary or habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep.
More example sentences
  • He was a prolific author and actively contributed to the scientific literature on phobias, pain, habit control, anxiety management, healing, bruxism, and hypnotic techniques.
  • Sleep bruxism is forceful grinding of the teeth during sleep and about which the subject is unaware.
  • Orthodontic problems and bruxism are more common than in the general population.

Origin

1930s: from Greek brukhein 'gnash the teeth' + -ism.

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