buccal


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buc·cal

 (bŭk′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cheeks or the mouth cavity.

[From Latin bucca, cheek.]

buc′cal·ly adv.

buccal

(ˈbʌkəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the cheek
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the mouth; oral: buccal lesion.
[C19: from Latin bucca cheek]

buc•cal

(ˈbʌk əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the cheek.
2. pertaining to the mouth or the sides of the mouth.
[1825–35; (< French) < Latin bucc(a) cheek, mouth + -al1]
buc′cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.buccal - of or relating to or toward the cheek
2.buccal - lying within the mouth; "a buccal gland"
oral - of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located; "the oral cavity"; "the oral mucous membrane"; "the oral surface of a starfish"
3.buccal - oriented toward the inside of the cheek; "the buccal aspect of the gum"
oral - of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located; "the oral cavity"; "the oral mucous membrane"; "the oral surface of a starfish"
Translations

buc·cal

a. bucal;
___ mucosamucosa de la mejilla;
___ tabletpastilla sublingual.
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[1] Buccal mucosal carcinomas are common due to the widely prevalent practice of chewing betel nut with or without tobacco.
Vaginal administration of misoprostol (25 [micro]g initial dose, 50 [micro]g subsequent doses) may be superior to the buccal route, according to results of the IMPROVE trial, a prospective randomized placebo-controlled study of 300 women with a singleton vertex fetus requiring cervical ripening for induction of labor at term.
Radial forearm free flap is also considered by many as the gold standard for lip reconstruction.2 In cases where more than one subunit of face are involved like upper lip, lower lip, buccal mucosa or cheek, it is a challenge to address all the issues in a single stage while maintaining acceptable aesthetics in formation of oral commissure and achieving goals like oral continence and mouth opening.
In Helisoma trivolvis, synthesis of [.sup.3]H-GABA from [.sup.3]H-glutamate was shown to occur predominantly in the buccal, cerebral, and pedal ganglia, consistent with its immunohistochemical localization (Richmond et al., 1991; see Neuronal Localization).
Recurrent apthous ulcers (RAU) are painful lesions which may be round or ovoid in shape with defined borders and irregular margins, yellow or grey base covered by fibro membranous layer.4 They can affect both keratinized and non-keratinized mucosa but mostly occurs on lips, soft palate, buccal or labial mucosa or tongue.5 The apthous ulcers are divided into three types (minor, major, herpetiform) depending upon their sizes.6 Minor ulcers make up more than 80% of all recurrent apthous ulcers.
The use of repetitive, non-surgical therapy on a healthy but reduced periodontium significantly diminished the mesiodistal dimension of the exposed root, leading to fracture, he says, which in turn caused a pulp necrosis associated with a chronic apical and lateral lesion and a large buccal fenestration.
Group 1, the study group had 50 patients who received a single buccal injection before extraction.
Although anastomotic urethroplasty is widely used for strictures up to 2 cm in length, more extensive strictures usually require some kind of graft augmentation, usually from buccal mucosa [2, 3].
Exclusion criteria for apical surgery comprised advanced periodontal disease, root fracture, non-functional teeth, non-restorable teeth, post perforation, absence of buccal bone plate or general contraindications like missing compliance, mental disorders or medical reasons (5).