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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The dentist's handpiece will occupy the space along the occlusal and buccal aspects of the right posterior teeth, while the mouth mirror will occupy the lingual aspects of the posterior teeth from the maxillary molar being worked on to the maxillary anterior dentition.
5 cm) in relation to the buccal aspect of deciduous right maxillary first molar.
The impacted UR1 was exposed from the buccal aspect and bonded with a gold chain.