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.

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