buccal mucosa

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buccal mucosa

the mucous membranes lining the inside of the mouth.

buccal mucosa

Surgical anatomy
Mucosa buccalis. The inner lining of the cheeks and lips, which is an anatomic region that includes all the mucous membrane lining of the inner surface of the cheeks and lips, from the line of contact of the opposing lips to the line of attachment of mucosa to the alveolar ridges and pterygomandibular raphe, which occupies an area of 50–60 cm2.
 
Vox populi
Cheek lining.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Membrane that forms the inner lining of the cheeks.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Tissue lining that covers inside of cheeks; consists mainly of epithelium and subjacent connective tissue.
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Cytomorphologic analysis of papanicolaou stained smears collected from floor of the mouth mucosa in patients with or without oral malignancy.
In conclusion, the three primary findings of this study include a low prevalence of HPV infection in the oral mucosa of asymptomatic men, the ability of the mouth mucosa to host high-risk HPV types, and the presence of multiple viral types without always presenting with clinical lesions.
To date, it has focused on developing a platform technology for the buccal delivery -- delivery to the oral cavity for absorption through the inner mouth mucosa -- of drugs that historically have been administered only by injection.
The disc is applied to the sore and adheres to the mouth mucosa and the active ingredient is released locally.
In the oral cavity, this neoplasm accounts for 10%-12% of all head and neck RMS, primarily in the tongue, palate, mouth mucosa, and cheek.
To date, it has focused on developing a platform technology for the buccal delivery - delivery to the oral cavity for absorption through the inner mouth mucosa - of drugs that historically have been administered only by injection.