cheek muscle


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Noun1.cheek muscle - a muscle that flattens the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth
facial muscle - any of the skeletal muscles of the face
cheek - either side of the face below the eyes
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A small sensor controlled by a cheek muscle enables him to type and his words are converted into synthesised speech.
In one of her few lucid moments since undergoing the procedure, she managed to push her extra cheek muscle to one side long enough to say it was probably a stupid thing for most people to consider, but a member of the intelligentsia, especially one who read a lot of poetry, would be the first to tell you that, when you get old and the specter of death hangs over everything you do, you realize the great wisdom of Beowulf [visit Audible.
The device emits an infrared beam which changes when the eye closes and the cheek muscle move
Fifty years later, he is still making astonishing contributions to science, giving occasional lectures and making guest appearances on programmes such as The Big Bang Theory, despite the fact that his control of his own body is reduced to little more than eye movements and the twitch of a cheek muscle.
Prof Philip Low said he eventually hoped to allow the 70-year-old to "write" words with his brain as an alternative to his current speech system which interprets cheek muscle movements.
Good production values, cracking plots, brilliant casting and the divine Michael Kitchen, who just needs to twitch a cheek muscle to send me potty
PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking may lose his computerised voice as the cheek muscle he uses to control it is deteriorating.
Beneath the cheek muscle lies a series of hollow spaces where waste, fat and fluid can collect.
Prof Hawking, who has motor neurone disease, uses his cheek muscle to compose words via a computer
His only way of communicating is through one cheek muscle but still he goes on, tirelessly trying to find answers.
That action then pushes the skin under the eye up and makes a pouch under the lower eyelid, which raises the cheek muscle.