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.

vestibule

a space or cavity at the entrance to another structure.

aortic vestibule
a small space at the root of the aorta.
auricular vestibule
an oval cavity in the middle of the bony labyrinth.
ear vestibule
see vestibular apparatus.
laryngeal vestibule
the part of the larynx between the entrance (aditus laryngis) and the vocal folds (rima glottidis).
mouth vestibule
see oral vestibule (below).
nasal vestibule
the anterior part of the nasal cavity.
oral vestibule
the portion of the oral cavity bounded on the one side by teeth and gingivae, or the residual alveolar ridges, and on the other by the lips (labial vestibule) and cheeks (buccal vestibule).
pharyngeal vestibule
1. the fauces.
2. oropharynx.
vaginal vestibule
see vaginal vestibule.