buccinator definition

  • noun:
    • The slim, level muscle creating the wall associated with the cheek.
    • a thin wide muscle developing the wall surface of cheek.
    • A muscle of the cheek; -- so named from its used in wind flow tools.
    • In physiology, the trumpeter's muscle tissue; a thin level muscle mass forming the wall surface of this cheek, assisting in mastication, and in addition in blowing wind-instruments (whence its title).
    • the particular title associated with the trumpeter swan of united states, Cygnus buccinator.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "buccinator"
    • The slim, level muscle creating the wall associated…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "buccinator"
  • Cross Reference for "buccinator"
  • Urban Dictionary for "buccinator"
    • somebody who has fantastic mind giving…
    • View More
77 votes

How would you define buccinator?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!