alveolobuccal groove

(redirected from gingivobuccal sulcus)

al·ve·o·lo·buc·cal groove

the upper and lower portions of the buccal vestibule on each side; the portions between cheek and superior and inferior bursal gingivae, excluding the portion of the vestibule between cheek and teeth.

al·ve·o·lo·buc·cal groove

(al-vēŏ-lō-bŭkăl grūv)
Upper and lower portions of buccal vestibule on each side; portions between cheek and superior and inferior bursal gingivae, excluding portion of vestibule between cheek and teeth.
Synonym(s): alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal groove, gingivobuccal sulcus.
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Patients were discharged within a few days with only minor analgesics since they experienced minimal discomfort owing to the absence of surgical incisions in the nasal septum, palate or gingivobuccal sulcus.
The mass had caused a bulge in the soft palate and gingivobuccal sulcus (figure 1).
The same swelling was seen intraorally, and it had destroyed the hard palate and extended to the alveolus, where it had obliterated the gingivobuccal sulcus.
On physical examination, we noted a fullness of the right gingivobuccal sulcus that arose from the right maxillary sinus.
A fistula tract extended from the floor of the nose to the gingivobuccal sulcus under the upper lip, and there was a separate midline ulcer of the hard palate (figure 2).