buccal mass

noun

Definition of buccal mass

: the mouthparts in mollusks other than bivalves and the muscles by which they are operated and with which they generally form a more or less compact mass

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“Buccal mass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buccal%20mass. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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