påbitning

12:34 Mar 27, 2012
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Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry
Swedish term or phrase: påbitning
Det gör det möjligt att placera sensorn längre bak i patientens mun, med bibehållen en påbitning
Markus Nystrom
United States
Local time: 12:29


Summary of answers provided
4clenching the teeth
sampat
4while the patient is biting
Sven Petersson
4mastication
Helena Grahn
Summary of reference entries provided
see 9d in Swedish and English - maybe helpful
liz askew

  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
mastication


Explanation:
I would prob use this one instead of continuous biting

Helena Grahn
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:29
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  sampat: chewing, mastication is to do with tearing, or grinding food with the teeth while it becomes mixed with saliva. This does not appear to be the context here.
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while the patient is biting


Explanation:
med bibehållen påbitning > while the patient is biting

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Note added at 20 mins (2012-03-27 12:55:30 GMT)
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Better: "while the patient is biting together"

Sven Petersson
Sweden
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
clenching the teeth


Explanation:
"To clench is to grasp something tightly, or to press something tightly together such as your teeth"
http://www.yourdictionary.com/clench

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Note added at 2 hrs (2012-03-27 14:43:36 GMT)
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Also see the PowerPoint presentation at
http://www.trolldental.se/_Script/ShowPic.asp?NewsFileID=302
which illustrates clenching the teeth.

sampat
Switzerland
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Reference comments


6 mins
Reference: see 9d in Swedish and English - maybe helpful

Reference information:
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:T-5IqRA62Z4J:mult...

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Note added at 11 mins (2012-03-27 12:45:49 GMT)
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and page 7

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:qmn09tQq-ooJ:ping...

liz askew
United Kingdom
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