buccal region

buc·cal re·gion

[TA]
the region of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
Synonym(s): regio buccalis [TA]

buc·cal re·gion

(bŭkăl rējŭn) [TA]
Area of the cheek, corresponding approximately to the outlines of the underlying buccinator muscle.
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Alternatively, sebaceous differentiation of Stensen's duct could also be considered a probable etiology due to the inclination towards the buccal region [14].
Baek, "Factors associated with the success rate of orthodontic miniscrews placed in the upper and lower posterior buccal region," The Angle Orthodontist, vol.
An intraoral examination showed an ulcerated mass around the right buccal mucosa at a right angle to the mouth (Figure 1(a)), and CT imaging revealed a 31 x 18 mm enhanced lesion around the right buccal region (Figure 1(b)) and an enlarged submandibular lymph node (Figure 1(c)).
This is one of the main causes of appearance of tumor in buccal region. The study of Sharma and coworkers in India showed that buccal mucosa was most commonly affected site while the palate was least.1 However, investigation by Howell, R.E.
For this reason, there is little distension of lymphatics and tissue spaces with fluid exudates and therefore swelling due to oedema or diverticulum is not seen in buccal region (Jubb et al., 1985).
Debridement and split-thickness skin grafting was planned for the buccal region, as well as the donor site on the thigh.
In certain cases, it is possible to place the maxillary micro implant in the buccal region, even when using lingual appliances.
Other sites of minor salivary gland tumours included the buccal region (10.16%), pharynxgeal wall (5.08%), nasal cavity (3.39%), maxillary sinus (3.39%) and tongue (1.69%).
Though her appearance improved after the orthodontic treatment, but tooth # 16 which was banded and used for anchorage showed complete crestal and apical bone dehiscence in the buccal region. The patient came with the complaint of discomfort and inability to chew on the right side of maxilla.
The presence and distribution of proteolytic enzyme was studied by detecting aminopeptidase (AP) reaction in different regions of the alimentary tract, from the buccal region to the anus.
A small nerve branch approaches the buccal region superficial to the parotid bud.
Simultaneous with this rotation, the hectocotylized arm (left 4th arm) began moving back toward the funnel, and the right 4th arm moved toward the buccal region of the female (Fig.