- 1. Pertaining to the cheek and the tongue. 2. In dentistry, referring to that aspect of the dental arch or those surfaces of the teeth in contact with the mucosa of the lip or cheek and the tongue.
* * *1) relating to or affecting the cheek and the tongue2) of or relating to the buccal and lingual aspects of a tooth <the \buccolingual width of a molar>
* * *buc·co·lin·gual (buk″o-lingґgwəl) 1. pertaining to the cheek and tongue. 2. pertaining to the buccal and lingual surfaces of a posterior tooth.
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buccolingual — /buk euh ling gweuhl/ or, Can., / ling gyooh euhl/, adj. Anat. of or pertaining to the cheek and tongue. [BUCCO + LINGUAL] * * * … Universalium
buccolingual — adjective Of or pertaining to the cheek and the tongue … Wiktionary
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buccolingual relation — the position of a tooth or space in the dental arch in relation to the tongue and the cheek … Medical dictionary
bucco- — a combining form meaning cheek, mouth, used in the formation of compound words: buccolingual. [ < L bucc(a) lower cheek, jaw, mouth + O ] * * * … Universalium
buccolingually — adverb In a buccolingual way; with regard to the cheek and tongue … Wiktionary
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