oral vestibule


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or·al ves·ti·bule

[TA]
that part of the mouth bounded anteriorly and laterally by the lips and the cheeks, posteriorly and medially by the teeth and/or gums, and above and below by the reflections of the mucosa from the lips and cheeks to the gums.

or·al ves·ti·bule

(ōr'ăl ves'ti-byūl) [TA]
That part of the mouth bounded anteriorly and laterally by the lips and the cheeks, posteriorly and medially by the teeth and/or gums, and above and below by the reflections of the mucosa from the lips and cheeks to the gums.

or·al ves·ti·bule

(ōr'ăl ves'ti-byūl) [TA]
Mouth area bounded anteriorly and laterally by lips and cheeks, posteriorly and medially by teeth and/or gums, and above and below by reflections of mucosa from lips and cheeks to gums.
Synonym(s): buccal cavity.