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From: Adaptive plasticity in the mouse mandible

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Results of the mechanical analysis of mandible of mice reared on diets of different consistencies. The animals fed a hard food diet show higher residual values (equivalent here to higher mechanical advantages) than the mice fed on soft food. This holds for all four mechanical advantage measures, although the difference is more pronounced when the masseter is used.

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