buccal region

buc·cal re·gion

[TA]
the region of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
Synonym(s): regio buccalis [TA]

buc·cal re·gion

(bŭkăl rējŭn) [TA]
Area of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
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14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the oral mucosal cavity, the buccal region offers an attractive route of administration for systemic drug delivery.
The presence and distribution of proteolytic enzyme was studied by detecting aminopeptidase (AP) reaction in different regions of the alimentary tract, from the buccal region to the anus.
A small nerve branch approaches the buccal region superficial to the parotid bud.