Definitions for buccalˈbʌk əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

buc•calˈbʌk əl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the cheek.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. pertaining to the mouth or the sides of the mouth.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of buccal:

1825–35; (< F) < L bucc(a) cheek, mouth + -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. buccal(adj)

    of or relating to or toward the cheek

  2. buccal(adj)

    lying within the mouth

    "a buccal gland"

  3. buccal(adj)

    oriented toward the inside of the cheek

    "the buccal aspect of the gum"


  1. buccal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the cheek or, more rarely, the mouth.

  2. buccal(Adjective)

    On the side facing the cheek.

  3. buccal(Adjective)

    Administered in the mouth, not by swallowing but by absorption through the skin of the cheek; often by placing between the top gum and the inside of the lip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buccal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the mouth or cheeks


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