buccal tablet


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tablet

 [tab´let]
a solid dosage form containing a medicinal substance with or without a suitable diluent. Called also pill.
buccal tablet one which dissolves when it is held between the cheek and gum, permitting direct absorption of the active ingredient through the oral mucosa.
enteric-coated tablet one coated with material that delays release of the medication until after it leaves the stomach.
sublingual tablet one that dissolves when held beneath the tongue, permitting direct absorption of the active ingredient by the oral mucosa.

buc·cal tab·'let

usually a small, flat tablet intended to be inserted in the buccal pouch, where the active ingredient is absorbed directly through the oral mucosa; such a tablet dissolves or erodes slowly.

buc·cal tab·let

(bŭkăl tablĕt)
A small, flat lozenge intended to be inserted in the buccal pouch (cheek), where the active ingredient is absorbed directly through the oral mucosa; such a tablet dissolves or erodes slowly.

buc·cal tab·let

(bŭkăl tablĕt)
Small, flat tablet intended to be inserted in the buccal pouch, where the active ingredient is absorbed directly through oral mucosa; dissolves or erodes slowly.
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