buccolabial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bucco- +‎ labial

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˌbʌkoʊˈleɪbil̩/

Adjective[edit]

buccolabial (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to the cheek and the lip.
    • 2015 July 9, Jessica M Rosin, Deborah M Kurrasch, John Cobb, “Shox2 is required for the proper development of the facial motor nucleus and the establishment of the facial nerves”, in BMC Neuroscience[1], volume 16, DOI:10.1186/s12868-015-0176-0:
      Furthermore, consistent with our neurofilament staining, at later embryonic (E13.5 and E14.5) and early postnatal (P0) stages, the zygomatic, temporal, superior buccolabial, inferior buccolabial and marginal mandibular nerve branches of the facial (VII) nerve were observed in controls (Figure  3 e, g, i) and appeared truncated or absent in Nestin - Cre; Shox2 flox/ − mutant animals (Figure  3 f, h, j; arrows).
  2. (dentistry) Relating to buccal (inner cheek) and labial (inner lip) surfaces, as:
    1. (dentistry) In a location on the buccal and labial aspect (of a tooth or its socket).
    2. (dentistry) In a direction with buccal and labial vectors.

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