Buccal region | definition of buccal region by Medical dictionary
buc·cal re·gion [TA]
the region of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
buc·cal re·gion (bŭkăl rējŭn) [TA]
Area of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
References in periodicals archive
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.