buccal mucosa

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buccal mucosa

the mucous membranes lining the inside of the mouth.

buccal mucosa

Surgical anatomy
Mucosa buccalis. The inner lining of the cheeks and lips, which is an anatomic region that includes all the mucous membrane lining of the inner surface of the cheeks and lips, from the line of contact of the opposing lips to the line of attachment of mucosa to the alveolar ridges and pterygomandibular raphe, which occupies an area of 50–60 cm2.
 
Vox populi
Cheek lining.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Membrane that forms the inner lining of the cheeks.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Tissue lining that covers inside of cheeks; consists mainly of epithelium and subjacent connective tissue.
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For instance, a radiation-biological research team led by Wolfgang DE[micro]rr of the Clinic for Radiation Therapy and Radiooncology at the Technical University Dresden reports that adult stem cells can reduce the side effects of radiation therapy on the mouth mucosa in mice.
To date, it has focused on developing a platform technology for the buccal delivery -- delivery to the oral cavity for absorption through the inner mouth mucosa -- of drugs that historically have been administered only by injection.
The disc is applied to the sore and adheres to the mouth mucosa and the active ingredient is released locally.