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alveolobuccal groove


Definition: the upper and lower portions of the buccal vestibule on each side; the portions between cheek and superior and inferior bursal gingivae, excluding the portion of the vestibule between cheek and teeth.

Synonym(s): alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal groove, gingivobuccal sulcus

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