Definition of Cheek pouch

1. Noun. A membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher).

Generic synonyms: Pocket, Pouch



Definition of Cheek pouch

1. Noun. (anatomy zoology) A pouch in the cheek of some animals, usually used to carry food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheek Pouch

chedite
chedites
chee-chee
chee-chees
chee chee
chee chees
cheeba
cheechako
cheechakoes
cheechakos
cheek
cheek-pouch
cheek bone
cheek by jowl
cheek muscle
cheek pouch (current term)
cheek pouches
cheek retractor
cheek retractors
cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones
cheeke
cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily

Literary usage of Cheek pouch

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1. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1895)
"... because the paralysis affects the cheek-pouch, and it was possible, from the natural action of the animal, to determine whether tactile sensibility was ..."

2. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Homburger, F. Mechanical irritation, polycyclic hydrocarbons, and snuff. Effects on facial skin, cheek pouch, and oral mucosa in Syrian hamsters. ..."

3. Skin and Venereal Diseases (1918)
"In the left cheek pouch there was an area with characteristic lacework and distinct papules and there was a white plaque in the right cheek pouch. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1871)
"The cheek-pouch slip pulls that organ directly backward, and appears to be in antagonism with the special orbicular muscle that surrounds and contracts the ..."

5. Control of Tobacco-Related Cancers and Other Diseases: Proceedings of an by Prakash C. Gupta, James E. Hamner, P. R. Murti (1992)
"We further found hamster cheek-pouch mucosa to be more resistant than forestomach ... Recently, we succeeded in inducing cheek-pouch tumours in hamsters by ..."

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