Cheek groove see genal groove

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

cheilorhabdions n.pl. [Gr. cheilos, lip; dim. rhabdos, rod] (nemata) The cuticularized walls of the cheilostome. see rhabdions.

cheilostome n. [Gr. cheilos, lip; stoma, mouth] (NEMATA) The anteriad region of the stoma, that is lined by external cuticle formation.

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