(Science: anatomy) The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth.
Synonym: bucca, gena, mala.
Origin: a.... Read More
Corpus adiposum buccae -->
An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator... Read More
sucking pad -->
An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle,... Read More
(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.
(Science: dentistry) in dental anatomy, used to refer... Read More
An alternative term for cheek, or zygomatic bone.
Origin: L. Cheek... Read More
congenital displacement of the auricle onto the cheek.
Origin: G. Melon, cheek, - ous,... Read More
A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More
1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. Dives, for his delicate life, to the devil went. (Piers... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. Hence, also, the... Read More
1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a... Read More
1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More
noun, plural: maxillary antra
A large, pyramidal in shape, air-filled paranasal cavity within the body of the... Read More
multicuspid tooth -->
A tooth having a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on the grinding... Read More
(Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More
noun, plural: sebaceous glands
An exocrine gland secreting sebum that lubricates hair and skin
A... Read More
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In humans, the normal chromosome complement is 46, consisting of 22 pairs of... Read More