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Relationship between the tonic elevator mandibular activity and the vertical dimension during the states of vigilance and hypnosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2073696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The variation of the tonic EMG elevator mandibular activity was studied as well as the consequent variation of the vertical dimension in two different experimental states: those of vigilance and hypnosis. In the state of vigilance, normal values of tonic EMG activity were recorded and a space of inocclusion (X = 2.22 mm) coincident with the postural mandibular position. Under hypnosis a significant reduction of the tonic EMG activity was observed (43 to 50%), together with a great increase of the inocclusion space (X = 8.90 mm).
A Manns; R V Zuazola; R M Sirhan; M Quiroz; M Rocabado
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cranio : the journal of craniomandibular practice     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0886-9634     ISO Abbreviation:  Cranio     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-18     Completed Date:  1991-04-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609491     Medline TA:  Cranio     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-70     Citation Subset:  D    
Universidad de Chile.
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MeSH Terms
Dental Occlusion
Mandible / physiology
Masticatory Muscles / physiology*
Muscle Contraction
Muscle Relaxation
Muscle Tonus
Vertical Dimension*

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