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Descriptions of Cheekbone

Cheekbone: the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Cheekbone

Cheekbone: The cheek bone is one of the bones in the skull and a part of the skeletal system. A pair of cheek bones forms a part of the face, specifically the cheeks' structure and also constitutes a portion of the orbit of the eye. The cheek bones share their borders with the frontal bone, sphenoid bone, temporal bones, and maxilla.

Conditions that can afflict the cheek bone include infection, trauma, facial fractures, cancer, and birth defects.

Closely Related Organs: Cheekbone

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Cheekbone:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Cheekbone

The following conditions are related to the organ: Cheekbone:

Other Names: Cheekbone

The following are other names for the organ: Cheekbone:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Cheekbone

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Cheekbone:

Condition count: 2 ; see list below.

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Diseases List for Cheekbone:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Cheekbone' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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