buccal nerve


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buc·cal nerve

[TA]
a sensory branch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward, emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to supply the buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.

buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
A sensorybranch of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve; it passes downward emerging from beneath the ramus of the mandible to run forward on the buccinator muscle, piercing (but not supplying) it to innervate buccal mucous membrane and skin of the cheek near the angle of the mouth.
Synonym(s): nervus buccalis [TA] .

buc·cal nerve

(bŭk'ăl nĕrv)
Sensory branch of mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
Synonym(s): buccinator nerve, long buccal nerve.
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Singh, "Aberrant buccal nerve encountered at third molar surgery," Oral Surgery Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, vol.
For example, cerebral neuron 1 (C1) is a serotonergic neuron that projects through the cerebral-buccal connective to innervate the buccal ganglion, but also projects via buccal nerves to the buccal musculature (Fig.
In the 37-mm embryo (8.5 weeks), fourth-order parotid ductules are present, and buccal nerve branches are superficial to the main duct.