cheek pouch


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

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Hamsters were randomly assigned into six groups (n=6/ group): Control group: injected with 0.9 % saline (5 mL/kg, sc, daily for 9 days); Mechanical trauma: animals subjected to scratches (mechanical trauma of the right cheek pouch) on day 4 and treated with 0.9% saline (5 mL/kg, sc , from day 1 to 9); 5-FU: intraperitoneal injection of 5-FU (60 and 40 mg/kg, respectively, on days 1 and 2), subjected to scratches (mechanical trauma of the right cheek pouch) on day 4, and treated with 0.9% saline (5 mL/kg, sc, from day 1 to 9); amifostine (AMF): intraperitoneal injection of 5-FU (60 and 40 mg/kg, respectively, on days 1 and 2), subjected to scratches (mechanical trauma of the right cheek pouch) on day 4, and treated with 12.5, 25, or 25 mg/kg AMF, sc, from day 1 to 9.
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.
Possible mechanisms for the inhibitory effect of Ruscus extract on increased microvascular permeability induced by histamine in hamster cheek pouch, J Cardiovas Pharmacol 24;281-5.
The cheek pouches are lined with a very dry delicate layer of skin and the signs of impaction are salivation, not eating and facial swelling.
He fills his j cheek pouches with fruit, seeds, grains, nuts, vegetables, and other foods he finds.
For the study, we observed 10 different species of small mammals ranging from tiny harvest mice that weigh about 10 grams to 100-gram pocket mice that have cheek pouches to store their food.
And how might the macaque, with its food-storing cheek pouches, cope with the bilateral fricative?
Hot females, mate with me!"), I could get a hamster that chuckles, "Heh, heh, heh, I've got cheek pouches full of seeds, and you don't," or a tortoise who, in a century, will never break his vow of silence.
Individuals from the newborn age group were pink and hairless with undeveloped eyes, ears, and cheek pouches. Individuals from the 2 wk age group had undeveloped eyes and ears with the cheek pouches beginning to form and hair on the dorsal side and partially completed hair on the ventral side.
Sometimes hamsters can appear to be eating but are just playing with their food or filling their cheek pouches.
Both species have cheek pouches, in which to store and transport food, bedding material, and other items, sometimes moving an entire litter from one place to another.
Kangaroo rats and their desert cousins, pocket mice, share another feature that helps them survive in the desert: external cheek pouches that they use to temporarily store their food.
This chipmunk is most likely gathering seeds inside of its stretchy cheek pouches. Then, it will squeeze back out of the bird feeder and haul the seeds to its underground burrow.