movement

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movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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The results, however, showed that the way rat muscles have adapted over time, has increased their ability to chew more effectively than a guinea pig and gnaw better than a squirrel, even though these two species are specialists in these kinds of jaw movements.
Patterns of tiny scratches (shown) in the fossilized teeth of Edmontosaurus, a type of hadrosaur, suggest the dinos had more complex jaw movements than previously thought and may have eaten grasslike plants, researchers report online June 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Facial function tests, mouth opening, jaw movements, tongue movements, facial sensation (Touch, pressure, temperature sensation), taste, odour, perception of food, Salivary vitamins E and C, lactate dehygrogenase isoenzyme, MIP 1 alpha, Glucosyltransfer B, Malonaldehyde, 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, Thiocynate, salivary contents and salivary flow rate were measured as in previous studies [15-26].