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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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4 Buccal cells symbolise a preferably first target site for early genotoxic events that are induced by carcinogenic agents entering the body.
In buccal group, three patients were found to have retained products of conception which were given repeat misoprostol (400 mcg).
A buccal or palatal canine deviation is associated with different characteristics of the dentition.
Oral cavity was examined after retracting the tongue left side and tear in buccal mucosa was identified which had direct communication with the swelling.
The mean duration for epithelization of buccal fat pad was 4 weeks and for mucosilization of nasolabial flap was 5.
Conclusion: Since there was no difference between the two procedures 4% articaine buccal infiltration can be considered a viable alternative to inferior alveolar nerve block in securing successful pulpal anesthesia for endodontic therapy.
A total of 378 patients were randomized to receive the acyclovir buccal tablet, while 397 were randomized to placebo.
Consistent and clinically relevant effects with fentanyl buccal tablet in the treatment of patients receiving maintenance opioid therapy and experiencing cancer-related breakthrough pain.
Respondents who expressed their willingness to join the study, provided their informed consent, were willing to provide buccal exfoliated epithelial cells, and were willing to be interviewed were included in the study.
Figure 1 shows the specimen and the measurements made on the buccal surface in the site with no ligature.
Though her appearance improved after the orthodontic treatment, but tooth # 16 which was banded and used for anchorage showed complete crestal and apical bone dehiscence in the buccal region.