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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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12,15-18) Therefore, the aim of the present study was to compare the buccal contour of laminate veneers confected by DPTs during the laboratorial step of prosthodontic rehabilitation, using or not a reference tooth for guidance.
Measurement of the buccal contour of all samples was performed using a contact profilometer (Hyper KN810, Mitutoyo, Kawasaki, Japan).