What does buccal mean?

buccal meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to the lips or cheeks

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  • of or relating to or toward the cheek
  • of or concerning the lips or mouth area or even the surface by which the mouth is found
  • Of or with respect to the lips or cheeks.

buccal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"pertaining into cheek," 1831, from Latin bucca "cheek," particularly when puffed out (later "mouth"); see bouche.


buccal meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or with respect to the lips or cheeks.


Sentence Examples with the word buccal

The mouth leads into the buccal cavity, on the ventral side of which opens the radular caecum.

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