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Pronunciation: bŭk′ō-ling′wăl


  1. Pertaining to the cheek and the tongue.
  2. In dentistry, referring to that aspect of the dental arch or those surfaces of the teeth in contact with the mucosa of the lip or cheek and the tongue.

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