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buccolingual

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EtymologyEdit

bucco- +‎ lingual

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˌbʌkoʊˈlɪŋɡwəl/

AdjectiveEdit

buccolingual (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the cheek and the tongue.
  2. (dentistry) Relating to buccal (inner cheek) and lingual (tongue) surfaces, as:
    1. (dentistry) In a location on the buccal and lingual aspect (of a tooth or its socket).
    2. (dentistry) In a direction with buccal and lingual vectors.

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