buccal
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈbʌk.əl/, /ˈbjuk.əl/
Adjective

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.
Synonyms Antonyms


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary