genae

gena

[jee-nuh, gen-uh]
noun, plural genae [jee-nee, gen-ee] . Zoology, Anatomy.
the cheek or side region of the head.

Origin:
1820–30; < Latin: cheek; cognate with Greek génys jaw, chin

genal, adjective
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gena ge·na (jē'nə)
n. pl. ge·nae (-nē)
The cheek or lateral side of the face.


ge'nal adj.
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