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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This is one of the main causes of appearance of tumor in buccal region.
For this reason, there is little distension of lymphatics and tissue spaces with fluid exudates and therefore swelling due to oedema or diverticulum is not seen in buccal region (Jubb et al.
Debridement and split-thickness skin grafting was planned for the buccal region, as well as the donor site on the thigh.
Other sites of minor salivary gland tumours included the buccal region (10.
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.
The BFP is mainly used to cover defects in the posterior maxilla, the buccal region, the hard palate, the soft palate, the retromolar and pterygomandibular regions after tumor resection, and oroantral communications after tooth extraction.
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.
Simultaneous with this rotation, the hectocotylized arm (left 4th arm) began moving back toward the funnel, and the right 4th arm moved toward the buccal region of the female (Fig.
Oroantral communication is not an infrequent complication of dental extraction in the upper buccal region.
First it is possible that bone resorption is more intense and clinically important in areas where the alveolar bone is thinner such as in the anterior region of the mandible and all of the maxilla but not at the buccal region of the mandibular second molars.
24 Other investigators25 blame occlusal forces in the buccal region for bracket failure.