The organs and structures primarily functioning in mastication, including jaws and jaw muscles, teeth, temporomandibular joints, tongue, lips, cheeks, and mucous membranes.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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