buccal cavity


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buccal cavity

[′bək·əl ¦kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
The space anterior to the teeth and gums in the mouths of all vertebrates having lips and cheeks. Also known as vestibule.
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Salivary glands with similar features, except for their ducts, with clear expansion in region in front of their aperture, situated within dorsal folds of buccal cavity (df), and salivary aperture more laterally positioned (Fig.
Accessory salivary glands that arise from the ventral lip of the mouth or the buccal cavity have been identified as a synapomorphy of neogastropods (Ponder, 1973; Kantor, 1996).
nasal vowels, produced with the velum lowered so that exhaled air passes through both the buccal cavity and the nasal fossae, as in /[?
The first type of MC appears like goblet cells containing large mucin granules in the apical part, which tend to be dissolved away as shown in buccal cavity, esophagus, and stomach: whereas the second type is usually loaded with small tightly packed mucin granules as shown in the crop and intestine.
Lesions of the buccal cavity can be accompanied by cicatricial involution.
Hypothesis 1: Vertebrate herbivores will express steroid hormone receptors in the buccal cavity and/or the vomeronasal organ.
melanogaster larva is situated between the buccal cavity and the esophagus.
First, it is possible that each behavior uses a different mechanism to compress the buccal cavity or that the patterns of muscle activity are so different for the three behaviors that no strong functional link can be drawn between the behaviors.
Reduction of mouth parts resulting in permanent closure of the buccal cavity and impaired feeding in vertebrates is termed oral atresia and ranges in severity from abnormally small mouth openings to complete absence of an opening (Menzel 1974).
They also found that meat packing plant workers were more likely to develop bone cancer, cancer of the buccal cavity and pharynx, and lung cancer than workers in other industries.
We Reiterate that the High Hurdles with the Inhaled Route of Insulin Delivery are Not Likely to be Observed with Buccal Cavity (Oral) Delivery of Insulin Concerns continue to grow that inhaled insulins, such as Exubera, may all be plagued by the observation of an early, non-progressive decline in lung function that does not improve over long-term use of Exubera, as well as problems associated with formulation of insulin into inhalable powder form.