buccinator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a trumpeter, from bucinare to sound the trumpet.

Noun[edit]

buccinator (plural buccinators)

  1. a thin broad muscle forming the wall of the cheek.
    • "Until now there has been no definitive anatomical study describing the area where the parotid duct enters the buccinator muscle."

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References[edit]

www.meriam-webster.com http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2100218