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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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Class I--Tooth moves 1/2 mm buccally and 1/2 mm lingually.
In support of an investigational new drug (IND) submission for human clinical studies, Midatech and MonoSol Rx are concluding additional pre-clinical studies of buccally delivered insulin in diet-induced diabetic primates and expect to announce data by year's end 2010.
139 women in Pittsburgh, US, seeking an abortion up to nine weeks of pregnancy were enrolled to receive mifepristone 200 mg orally and misoprostol 800 mcg vaginally or buccally, as per their choice.
During the procedure, a full thickness mucoperiosteal flap was raised buccally from 83-46.
PharmFilm's ability to carry highly uniform, accurate doses makes it well-suited to deliver our biocompatible nanocells sublingually, buccally or through traditional intragastric delivery.
When given 15 minutes before a glucose meal in healthy rats, the buccally (through the mouth's mucosal membrane) delivered insulin with the CAPI system not only prevented the elevation in postprandial (after a meal) glucose levels, it further reduced the blood glucose levels in healthy rats by 15 percent in 30 minutes, compared to a 20 percent increase observed with buccally delivered insulin alone.
OraVescent(R) is an oral transmucosal tablet that can be administered buccally or sublingually.
The study was designed to evaluate the safety of HE2200 as well as the effect of the compound when given buccally once daily for 28 days on a number of lipid parameters.