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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Very different: Although hfm is most often associated with coxsackievirus a16, the process does occur with other enteroviral strains (enterovirus 71 & others). A child will develop immunity to an individual strain after an illness but be susceptible to other unrelated strains, much like there are different strains that cause the flu. It has no relationship to the animal disease. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to have a mouth disease the day after kissing?

Would it be possible to have a mouth disease the day after kissing?

Sure: If the person you kissed has an infectiion or a disease that is transmittable you have an excellent chance of getting it this is true with periodontal disease and herpes best to shake hands till you see your dentist and find out what is going on. ...Read more

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How many diseases can you get in your mouth. Close to exact or exact.

How many diseases can you get in your mouth. Close to exact or exact.

This : This is impossible to quantify. You may get diseases from bacteria, viruses, autoimmune diseases, benign and malignant growths, and from systemic manifestations of diseases in other parts of your body. ...Read more

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What to do if i let my kitten lick my mouth what diseases am i opening myself up to?

Vets know pet germs: Best. Here are three sites where you can get this answered: my pet ed : http://www.Mypeted.Com/ * just answer on-line vets at: http://www.Justanswer.Com/sip/veterinary * ask a vet: http://www.Banfield.Com/pet-owners/pet-health/ask-a-vet * good luck. ...Read more

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When the corner of mouth droops, what would be diseases that would cause it and are they usually sudden?

When the corner of mouth droops, what would be diseases that would cause it and are they usually sudden?

Your mouth?: Are you noticing this on you or somebody else? One or both sides? Need more information. Sudden onset of facial drooping can be a stroke or facial palsy. (7th cranial nerve problems) are there other associated symptoms like headache, focal seizure, double vision or droopy eyelids ? ...Read more