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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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buccal ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the cheek or, more rarely, the mouth.
  2. (dentistry, of a premolar or molar) On the side facing the cheek.
  3. (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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned word formed from the root of Latin bucca (whence French bouche) with the suffix -al.

AdjectiveEdit

buccal m ‎(feminine singular buccale, masculine plural buccaux, feminine plural buccales)

  1. buccal

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