Definitions for buccinatorˈbʌk səˌneɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

buc•ci•na•torˈbʌk səˌneɪ tər(n.)

  1. a thin, flat muscle of the cheek region, the action of which contracts and compresses the cheek.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of buccinator:

1665–75; < NL; L buccinātor, būcinātor trumpeter


  1. buccinator(Noun)

    a thin broad muscle forming the wall of the cheek.

  2. Origin: a trumpeter, from bucinare to sound the trumpet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buccinator(noun)

    a muscle of the cheek; -- so called from its use in blowing wind instruments


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