buccula

noun
buc·cu·la | \ˈbəkyələ\
plural bucculae\-ˌlē, -ˌlī \

Definition of buccula 

: one of the elevated plates or ridges beneath the head on either side of the rostrum of insects of the order Heteroptera

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History and Etymology for buccula

New Latin, from Latin, small cheek, diminutive of bucca cheek

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