cheeks
n. pl. [A.S. ceace, cheek]
1. In most invertebrates, the lateral portions of the head.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Below the eyes and lateral to the mouth; parafacials; see gena.
3. (NEMATA)
The ampulla of an amphid.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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