Medical Definition of Bichat's protuberance

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 Bichat's Protuberance

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Biblical Aramaic
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Bibos
Bibos frontalis
Bibos gaurus
Bichat
Bichat's canal
Bichat's fat-pad
Bichat's fissure
Bichat's foramen
Bichat's fossa
Bichat's ligament
Bichat's membrane
Bichat's protuberance
Bichat's tunic
Bichon Frisé
Bichons Frisés
Bickel
Bickel's ring
Bicoid
Bicoids
Bicol
Bicolano
Bida
Bida-Bida
Biddie
Biddy
Bidens

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