buccally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

buccal +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈbʌkəli/

Adverb[edit]

buccally (not comparable)

  1. In a buccal manner, such as:
  2. (dentistry, medicine, referring to force, movement, or both) In the buccal direction; toward the cheek.
    2010, Staley, Robert N.; Reske, Neil T., Essentials of Orthodontics: Diagnosis and Treatment[1], →ISBN, page 86:
    Banded molars can be rotated, moved buccally and lingually, extruded on one side, and intruded on the other side in ways that are not desired.
  3. (dentistry, medicine) Via buccal administration; via absorption through the mucosa of the cheek.