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buccal

 [buk´al]
pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation byū'kăl.
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.

buccal

(bŭk′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cheeks or the mouth cavity.

buc′cal·ly adv.

buccal

[buk′əl] pl. bucca
Etymology: L, bucca, cheek
pertaining to the inside of the cheek, the surface of a tooth, or the gum beside the cheek.

buccal

Dentistry
adjective Referring to side of a tooth or gingiva facing the cheek or lip.

Medspeak
adjective Referring to the cheek.

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl)
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.

buccal

Relating to the cheek.

buccal

relating to the mouth cavity. For example, buccal epithelium lines the inside of the cheeks.

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl) Avoid the mispronunciation byū'kăl.
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.

buccal (buk´əl),

adj pertaining to or adjacent to the cheek.
buccal aspect,
buccal contour,

buccal

pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.

buccal administration
drugs may be absorbed across buccal mucosa, directly into the venous circulation. Called also sublingual administration.
buccal cavity
see mouth.
buccal horsepox
buccal mucosa bleeding time
see bleeding time.
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The study's primary outcome of median interval from first dose to vaginal delivery was not significantly different between the buccal (19 hours) and vaginal (21 hours) groups.
The Buccal DNA Collector is an easy-to-use, reproducible, effective and non-invasive direct cell collection method.
Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film was generally well tolerated demonstrating a low incidence of typical opioid like side effects.
CPSI's Pilobuc insert is based on a hydrogel polymer technology that delivers drugs to the buccal mucosa.
In contrast, FEBT allows about half of the medicine to be absorbed directly across the buccal mucosa, a rapid and efficient way to produce clinically relevant blood levels of the medication.
A Phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled studya, including 775 subjects demonstrated that a single low dose of Sitavig acyclovir buccal tablet improved all clinical parameters of labial herpes when applied shortly after symptoms occurred.
This technique has been used for repairing several different oral defects, including those in the floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa, and lip (it was successfully used to reattach a large avulsed segment of lip in a patient who had been bitten by a dog).
25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories announced today that it now offers buccal swabs as an additional specimen collection option for its pharmacogenetic test, Millennium PGT[sup.
Most of the tongue's blood is supplied by the lingual arteries; only minor contributions are made by the facial, inferior alveolar, and buccal arteries.
During buccal pumping, an animal opens its nostril and lowers the floor of its mouth while elevating the palate and keeping the glottis closed; this creates a vacuum in the oral cavity, into which air is drawn.
Conversely, NHT intends to administer low dose Leuprolide and other GnRH agonists through an easy to use buccal spray to chronically increase hormonal levels.
A small nerve branch approaches the buccal region superficial to the parotid bud.