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English definition of “buccinator”

buccinator

noun [C]     /ˈbʌks.ɪ.neɪ.tər/ US  /ˈbʌk.sɪˌneɪ.t̬ər/ specialized
the flat , thin cheek muscle , inside the mouth at the side of the face : The buccinator helps to hold the cheek to the teeth during chewing .The mouth and throat
(Definition of buccinator noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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