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buccal

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adjective buc·cal \ˈbə-kəl\

Definition of buccal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, near, involving, or supplying a cheek <the buccal surface of a tooth> <the buccal branch of the facial nerve>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, involving, or lying in the mouth <the buccal cavity>

buc·cal·ly adverb


Origin of buccal

Latin bucca cheek


First Known Use: 1720

Rhymes with buccal


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buccal

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adjective buc·cal \ˈbək-əl\

Medical Definition of buccal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, near, involving, or supplying a cheek <the buccal surface of a tooth> <the buccal branch of the facial nerve>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, involving, or lying in the mouth <the buccal cavity>

  3. buc·cal·ly \-ə-lē\play adverb




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