mucobuccal fold

noun
mu·​co·​buc·​cal fold | \ ˌmyü-kō-ˈbək-əl- How to pronounce mucobuccal fold (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucobuccal fold

: the fold formed by the oral mucosa where it passes from the mandible or maxilla to the cheek

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“Mucobuccal fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucobuccal%20fold. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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