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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He was still able to communicate using a single cheek muscle attached to a speech-generating device.
A sensor controlled by a cheek muscle enables him to type and his words are converted into speech.
You see, biofeedback, at its most basic level, involves the zygomaticus - the cheek muscle that controls your smile.
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 today!]: better to die fighting a dragon than forcing a hard dump.
The device emits an infrared beam which changes when the eye closes and the cheek muscle move
A small sensor controlled by a cheek muscle enables him to type and his words are converted into synthesised speech.
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.
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.
Prof Hawking, who has motor neurone disease, uses his cheek muscle to compose words via a computer