buccal artery

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Noun1.buccal artery - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
cheek - either side of the face below the eyes
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The product will also offer quick onset through absorption via oral lining directly to the buccal artery, a delivery method that bypasses the liver, and in addition to providing users a fast onset.
The contents of the BS are adipose tissue, minor salivary gland tissue, parotid duct, lymph nodes, fascial vein, facial and buccal artery, buccal branch of the cranial nerve VII, buccal division of the mandibular division of cranial nerve V.
Kodera & Hashimoto (1995) indicated that these foramina allow the anastomosis of the inferior alveolar artery with the buccal artery.