Origin of buccal
Examples from the Web for buccal
Historical Examples of buccal
The form and development of the buccal pieces are also very various.The Ocean World:
On each side of the ring-plane four pairs of large irregular, annular holes; the fourth (inferior or buccal) pair is the longest.
Balbiani describes the buccal cavity as containing a protractile stylet.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
The ulcers, gingival and buccal, bleed easily when disturbed.
The organisation of their buccal apparatus does not allow of this.The Insect World
- of or relating to the cheek
- of or relating to the mouth; oralbuccal lesion
Word Origin for buccal
Word Origin and History for buccal
"pertaining to the cheek," 1831, from Latin bucca "cheek," especially when puffed out (later "mouth"); see bouche.
- Of, relating to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.
- Of or relating to the mouth cavity.