Medical Definition of Fat body of cheek

1. An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle, especially marked in the infant; supposed to strengthen and support the cheek during the act of sucking. Synonym: corpus adiposum buccae, Bichat's fat-pad, Bichat's protuberance, fat body of cheek, sucking cushion, sucking pad, suctorial pad. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fat Body Of Cheek

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fat-fingering
fat-fingers
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fat-soluble vitamins
fat-storing cell
fat-tailed
fatHa
fat as a cow
fat as a pig
fat body
fat body of cheek (current term)
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