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mala

 [ma´lah]
1. cheek (def. 1).
2. zygomatic bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices. adj., adj ma´lar.
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cheek

(chēk),
The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth.
Synonym(s): bucca, gena, mala (1)
[A. S. ceáce]
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mala

Anatomy
(1) Cheek; bucca [NA6]. 
(2) Zygomatic bone; os zygomaticum [NA6].
 
Ayurvedic medicine
Any waste product—e.g., sweat, urine, faeces—which is studied as part of an ayurvedic diagnostic workup.
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cheek

(chēk)
The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth.
Synonym(s): bucca, gena, mala (1) .
[A. S. ceáce]

zy·go·mat·ic bone

(zī'gō-mat'ik bōn) [TA]
A quadrilateral bone that forms the prominence of the cheek; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.
Synonym(s): os zygomaticum [TA] , jugal bone, mala (2) , malar bone, zygoma (1) .
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cheek

(chēk)
Side of face forming lateral wall of the mouth.
Synonym(s): bucca, mala (1) .
[A. S. ceáce]

zy·go·mat·ic bone

(zī'gō-mat'ik bōn) [TA]
Quadrilateral bone that forms prominence of cheek, lateral wall and margin of orbit, and anterior two thirds of zygomatic arch; it articulates with the frontal, sphenoid, temporal, and maxillary bones.
Synonym(s): cheek bone (1) , mala (2) , malar bone, zygoma (1) .
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