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cheek

1. 
a. either side of the face, esp that part below the eye
b. either side of the oral cavity; side of the mouth
2. a side of a door jamb
3. Nautical one of the two fore-and-aft supports for the trestletrees on a mast of a sailing vessel, forming part of the hounds
4. one of the jaws of a vice
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Cheek

A narrow upright face, forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member or one side of an opening.
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cheek

[chēk]
(anatomy)
The wall of the mouth in humans and other mammals.
(metallurgy)
Portion of a three-part flask between the cope and the drag.
(zoology)
The lateral side of the head in submammalian vertebrates and in invertebrates.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cheek

1. A narrow upright face forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member, or one side of an opening.
2. A narrow upright face forming the end or a side of an architectural or structural member.
3. The upright face of one side of an opening.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A 27-year-old Malaysian woman presented with a 2-month history of progressive right cheek swelling, right orbital swelling, double vision, and associated fever and trismus.
CASE 2: A 3 year old male child was brought by parents with the complaint of right cheek swelling and right nasal block and discharge since 2 months.
In this article, we report what to the best of our knowledge is the second such case--and the first in which pneumomediastinum manifested as an isolated cheek swelling.