A fleshy subdivision of one side of the face bounded by an eye, ear and the nose. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheek ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • A fleshy subdivision of one side of the face bounded by an eye, ear and the nose.
depicted by
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Chica_cachetona.jpg
external definition
  • Surface structure that includes the scales, skin, and muscles that are located ventral and posterior to the eye.[TAO]
has related synonym
  • buccae
  • jowl
id
  • UBERON:0001567
taxon notes
  • In many animals the inside of the cheek is lined with mucous membrane covered with stratified squamous epithelium and supplied with secretions from buccal glands.