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Cheek (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

Corpus adiposum buccae --> buccal fat-pad An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator... Read More

Sucking pad

sucking pad --> buccal fat-pad An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle,... Read More


Buccal (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to or directed toward the cheek. (Science: dentistry) in dental anatomy, used to refer... Read More


Mala An alternative term for cheek, or zygomatic bone. Origin: L. Cheek... Read More


melotia congenital displacement of the auricle onto the cheek. Origin: G. Melon, cheek, - ous,... Read More


Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More


Delicate 1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. Dives, for his delicate life, to the devil went. (Piers... Read More


Jaw 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. Hence, also, the... Read More


villain 1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a... Read More


Mantle 1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More

Maxillary antrum

Definition noun, plural: maxillary antra A large, pyramidal in shape, air-filled paranasal cavity within the body of the... Read More

Multicuspid tooth

multicuspid tooth --> molar tooth A tooth having a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on the grinding... Read More


zebra (Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More

Sebaceous gland

Definition noun, plural: sebaceous glands An exocrine gland secreting sebum that lubricates hair and skin Supplement A... Read More

Chromosomes X and Y and Sex Determination

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. In humans, the normal chromosome complement is 46, consisting of 22 pairs of... Read More