buccal cavity


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Noun1.buccal cavity - the cavity between the jaws and the cheeks
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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The claim relates to the company's Nutriose[R] fibre, a non-fermentable carbohydrate in the buccal cavity and the maintenance of tooth mineralisation.
A sensory panel was used to test faster absorption through the buccal cavity, which will result in earlier onset of action against motion sickness.
Buccolam is oromucosal midazolam provided in a pre-filled, age-specific dose formulation for convenient buccal cavity (i.
Separation between the buccal cavity and pharynx and the ileum and colon can be difficult to ascertain.
The fresh stems were peeled to remove the thorns and the flesh was chewed and/or retained in the buccal cavity before swallowing (Van Wyk and Gericke 2000; Lee and Balick 2007; Glasl 2009).
As the route of absorption of Generex Oral-lyn(TM) is through the epithelial lining of the buccal cavity, the safety and efficacy hurdles facing other forms of non-injectable insulin do not confront our product.
By an enzyme-histochemical method, leucine aminopeptidase reactivity was localized principally within the cytoplasm of granulated cells in the buccal cavity, esophagus, esophageal pouch, hepatopancreas, and the third intestinal region, which implies that these sites are responsible for the synthesis and secretion of this peptidase for the digestion of proteinaceous nutrients.