buccinator muscle

muscle buccinateur

English-French medical dictionary. 2015.

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  • Buccinator muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Buccinator muscle Latin = musculus buccinator GraySubject = 108 GrayPage = 384 Caption = Buccinator outlined in red. Caption2 = Origin = from the alveolar processes of the maxillary bone and mandible, pterygomandibular raphe …   Wikipedia

  • buccinator muscle — noun a muscle that flattens the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth • Syn: ↑cheek muscle, ↑musculus buccinator • Hypernyms: ↑facial muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑cheek …   Useful english dictionary

  • buccinator muscle — musculus buccinator …   Medical dictionary

  • Buccinator — can refer to: * buccinator muscle * buccinator artery ( buccal in modern sources) * buccinator nerve ( buccal in modern sources) * buccinator lymph node …   Wikipedia

  • buccinator — See b. (muscle). * * * buc·ci·na·tor bək sə .nāt ər n a thin broad muscle forming the wall of the cheek and serving to compress the cheek against the teeth and to retract the angle of the mouth called also buccinator muscle * * * n. a muscle of… …   Medical dictionary

  • buccinator crest — a ridge running from the base of the coronoid process of the mandible to a point near the last molar tooth, giving attachment to the buccinator muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • buccinator fascia — fascia buccopharyngea [TA] buccopharyngeal fascia a fibrous membrane forming the external covering of the constrictor muscles of the pharynx, and passing forward superiorly to the surface of the buccinator muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle Buccinateur — Le muscle buccinateur est un muscle de la joue. Il a la forme d un rectangle. Il s insère sur l os maxillaire en haut et l os mandibule en bas. Il est commandé par le nerf facial, et permet lors de sa contraction de vider le contenu de la bouche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Buccinator — Buc ci*na tor, n. [L., a trumpeter, fr. bucinare to sound the trumpet.] (Anat.) A muscle of the cheek; so called from its use in blowing wind instruments. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buccinator — [buk′sə nāt΄ər] n. [L, trumpeter < pp. of buccinare, to blow a trumpet < buccina, a trumpet < * boucana < bos, ox, COW1 + canere, to sing: see CHANT] the flat muscle of the cheek, which compresses it and retracts the corners of the… …   English World dictionary

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