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Cheek
Girl with prominent (puffy) cheeks.
Latin maxilla
Artery buccal artery
Nerve buccal nerve, buccal branch of the facial nerve
MeSH Cheek
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Cheeks (Latin: maxilla, also malā: "jaw") constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear. Cheek can refer to: the cheek, the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear Cheek (surname) a euphemism for either of the two buttocks, also denoted as either a left or right cheek. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Section of an artery For other uses, see Artery (disambiguation). ... The Buccinator Artery (buccal artery) is small and runs obliquely forward, between the Pterygoideus internus and the insertion of the Temporalis, to the outer surface of the Buccinator, to which it is distributed, anastomosing with branches of the external maxillary and with the infraorbital. ... Nerves (yellow) Nerves redirects here. ... A branch of the mandibular nerve (which is itself a branch of the trigeminal nerve), the buccal nerve transmits sensory information from skin over the buccal membrane (in general, the cheek) and from the second and third molar teeth. ... The Buccal Branches of the facial nerve (infraorbital branches), of larger size than the rest of the branches, pass horizontally forward to be distributed below the orbit and around the mouth. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Face (disambiguation). ... This article refers to the sight organ. ... For other uses, see Nose (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Ear (disambiguation). ...


It is fleshy in humans and other mammals, the skin being suspended by the chin and the jaws, and forming the lateral wall of the human mouth, visibly touching the cheekbone below the eye. Subclasses & Infraclasses Subclass †Allotheria* Subclass Prototheria Subclass Theria Infraclass †Trituberculata Infraclass Metatheria Infraclass Eutheria Mammals (class Mammalia) are warm-blooded, vertebrate animals characterized by the presence of sweat glands, including those that produce milk, and by the presence of: hair, three middle ear bones used in hearing, and a neocortex... This article is about the part of the face. ... Human jaw front view Human jaw left view Human jaw top view The jaw is either of the two opposable structures forming, or near the entrance to, the mouth. ... The zygomatic bone (also known as the zygoma; Os Zygomaticum; Malar Bone) is a paired bone of the human skull. ...


In vertebrates, markings on the cheek area (malar stripes/spots/...), particularly immediately beneath the eye, often serve as important distinguishing features between species or individuals. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Species (disambiguation). ... As commonly used, individual refers to a person or to any specific object in a collection. ...


"Buccal" means relating to the cheek.


In humans, the region is innervated by the buccal nerve. A branch of the mandibular nerve (which is itself a branch of the trigeminal nerve), the buccal nerve transmits sensory information from skin over the buccal membrane (in general, the cheek) and from the second and third molar teeth. ...


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