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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.
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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]
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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.
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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"
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Translations

buc·cal

a. bucal;
___ mucosamucosa de la mejilla;
___ tabletpastilla sublingual.
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Buccal mucosa bleeding time is the best assessment method for thrombocyte function and clot formation (Chohan et al., 2011; Fresno et al., 2005).
Changes observed in the coagulation parameters before and after anaesthesia in the group given Diazepam/Propofol combination Before anesthesia Buccal Mucosa Bleeding Time (second) 22.0[+ or -]5.04 Clotting Time (second) 258.7[+ or -]41.25 Prothrombin Time (second) 13.1[+ or -]0.56 APTT (second) 111.1[+ or -]23.69 Thrombin Time (Sn) 15.3[+ or -]0.80 After anesthesia p-value Buccal Mucosa Bleeding Time (second) 22.7[+ or -]4.93 0.890 Clotting Time (second) 270.0[+ or -]55.83 0.836 Prothrombin Time (second) 12.7[+ or -]0,49 0.563 APTT (second) 107.2[+ or -]24.31 0.341 Thrombin Time (Sn) 19.9[+ or -]5.39 0.437 APTT: Active partial prothrombin time Table 3.
In order to establish buccal mucosa bleeding times at the same measurement time ([T.sub.0]), the right or left buccal mucosae of all dogs were punctured using a penetration device (Contour plus, Bayer, Germany) and measured with the aid of a chronometer and blotting paper.