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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.
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Nevertheless, a small but significant number of patients have a canine that is buccally ectopic, but there is no crowding to account for the displacement.
125) It is marginally possible that vaginal use of misoprostol contributed to deaths from infection following medical abortions, but providers have started giving women misoprostol buccally instead.
Providers, both doctors and counselors, were initially concerned about side effects, and some doctors and clinic staff had initial concerns that the medicine would not work properly because the medications were given buccally rather than vaginally, but these concerns were allayed after a few successful procedures were performed.
arctos is partly due to a well-developed posterior basin on M2, compared to the buccally reduced posterior basin or "heel" on M2 in U.
TORONTO -- A formulation of insulin that is sprayed in the mouth and absorbed buccally appears to control glucose as well as injected insulin when used before a meal, Dr.
The children were randomly assigned (concealed allocation) to receive oxycodone buccally (0.
Periodontal status was determined by examining six surfaces of all teeth (midbuccally, midlingually, and approximally both buccally and lingually) for the presence or absence of gingival bleeding on probing, sub-gingival calculus, and pocket depth as assessed by a ball point probe graded in 2 mm (probe force ~ 20 g; LM Instruments Oy, Parainen, Finland).
For Group 1A (control composite group) the teeth were dried well and etched with 37% phosphoric acid applied buccally for a period of 30 seconds.
If it moves in the opposite direction than the tube head shift, it is located buccally.
Heptacodon differs from other Paleogene anthracotheriids in having a fused mandibular symphysis without trace of suture (unfused in most anthracotheriids), P/2 postprotocristid more buccally positioned and a slight central swelling along molar cristid obliqua.