Cheek

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The cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear.wikipedia
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Face

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The cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear.

Buccal nerve

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

Chewing

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During mastication (chewing), the cheeks and tongue between them serve to keep the food between the teeth.
During the mastication process, the food is positioned by the cheek and tongue between the teeth for grinding.

Oral mucosa

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The inside of the cheek is lined with a mucous membrane (buccal mucosa, part of the oral mucosa).

Mouth

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The area between the inside of the cheek and the teeth and gums is called the vestibule or buccal pouch or buccal cavity and forms part of the mouth.
In mammals the buccal cavity is typically roofed by the hard and soft palates, floored by the tongue and surrounded by the cheeks, salivary glands, upper and lower teeth.

Cheek augmentation

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Cheek augmentation is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is intended to emphasize the cheeks on a person's face.

Zygomatic bone

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Cheeks are fleshy in humans, 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.
It is situated at the upper and lateral part of the face and forms the prominence of the cheek, part of the lateral wall and floor of the orbit, and parts of the temporal fossa and the infratemporal fossa.

Cheek kissing

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In a cheek kiss, both persons lean forward and either lightly touch cheek with cheek or lip with cheek.

Fifth disease

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The bright red rash most commonly appears in the face, particularly the cheeks.

Tongue-in-cheek

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The physical act of putting one's tongue into one's cheek once signified contempt.

Cheek pouch

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Some animals such as squirrels and hamsters use the buccal pouch to carry food or other items.
The pouch is clearly divided between a buccal (cheek) and sublingual (below the tongue) portion.

Buccal artery

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It branches off the second part of the maxillary artery and supplies the cheek and buccinator muscle.

Human eye

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The cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear.

Human nose

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The cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear.

Ear

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The cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear.

Human mouth

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The area between the inside of the cheek and the teeth and gums is called the vestibule or buccal pouch or buccal cavity and forms part of the mouth.

Chin

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Cheeks are fleshy in humans, 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.

Jaw

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Cheeks are fleshy in humans, 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.

Mucous membrane

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The inside of the cheek is lined with a mucous membrane (buccal mucosa, part of the oral mucosa).

Stratified squamous epithelium

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The cheeks are covered externally by hairy skin, and internally by stratified squamous epithelium.

Ruminant

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This is mostly smooth, but may have caudally directed papillae (e.g., in ruminants).

Squirrel

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Some animals such as squirrels and hamsters use the buccal pouch to carry food or other items.

Hamster

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Some animals such as squirrels and hamsters use the buccal pouch to carry food or other items.

Vertebrate

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In some vertebrates, markings on the cheek area, particularly immediately beneath the eye, often serve as important distinguishing features between species or individuals.