Buccal meaning

bŭkəl
Of or relating to the cheeks or the mouth cavity.
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Of or near the cheek.
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Of or in the mouth.
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Of or relating to the cheeks or the mouth cavity.
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Of or relating to the cheek or, more rarely, the mouth.
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(dentistry, of a premolar or molar) On the side facing the cheek.
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(medicine, of a drug) Administered in the mouth, not by swallowing but by absorption through the skin of the cheek; often by placing between the top gum and the inside of the lip.
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Origin of buccal

  • From Latin bucca cheek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin bucca (“cheek; mouth”) +‎ -al.

    From Wiktionary