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Cheek MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cheek
Tree Number(s)
A01.456.505.173
A14.194
Unique ID
D002610
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002610
Annotation
for that external portion of face or that internal portion of mouth; NIM for hamster cheek pouch; buccal mucosa = MOUTH MUCOSA (IM) + CHEEK (NIM); cheek bone fracture = ZYGOMATIC FRACTURES
Scope Note
The part of the face that is below the eye and to the side of the nose and mouth.
Entry Term(s)
Bucca
NLM Classification #
WE 705
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/03/02
Cheek Preferred
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