cheek pouch

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a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)

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The Cheek Pouch T-shirt currently has about 50 days left on its crowdfunding campaign via Japanese site Campfire.
According to Morris (1961) [22], the cheek pouch mucosa of younger hamsters is more responsive to the effects of carcinogenic agents than those of older animals, thereby recommending the use of hamsters ranging in age from 3 to 9 weeks.
The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of intravenously and topically applied pLc on microvascular permeability increase induced by I/R in the hamster cheek pouch preparation.
Inhibitory effect of Ruscus extract and of the flavonoid hesperidine methylchalcone on increased microvascular permeability induced by various agents in the hamster cheek pouch, J Cardiovascular Pharmacol 22;225-30.
Hamsters have been known to place three fully shelled double peanuts in one cheek pouch, requiring veterinary assistance to remove them.
In the study, monkeys were infected with SIV administered onto the cheek pouch of the rhesus macaque, likely coming into contact with the oral mucosa and tonsils before being swallowed.