Origin of buccal
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of or relating to the cheek
of or relating to the mouth; oralbuccal lesion
Word Origin for buccal
C19: from Latin bucca cheek
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"pertaining to the cheek," 1831, from Latin bucca "cheek," especially when puffed out (later "mouth"); see bouche.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Of, relating to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.
Of or relating to the mouth cavity.
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