mesiobuccal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mesio- +‎ buccal

Adjective[edit]

mesiobuccal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (dentistry) Of or relating to the mesial and the buccal surfaces of a tooth.
    • 1999 August 27, Steve Ward et al., “Equatorius: A New Hominoid Genus from the Middle Miocene of Kenya”[1], Science, volume 285, number 5432, DOI:10.1126/science.285.5432.1382, pages 1382-1386:
      Molar buccal cingulae are absent except for tiny remnants at the base of the buccal cleft and on the mesiobuccal surface of the protoconid of M 1 .