Buccal vs Stomochord - What's the difference?

buccal | stomochord |


As an adjective buccal

is of or relating to the cheek or, more rarely, the mouth.

As a noun stomochord is

(biology) a buccal diverticulum in the proboscis of hemichordates.

buccal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or relating to the cheek or, more rarely, the mouth.
  • (dentistry, of a premolar or molar) On the side facing the cheek.
  • (medicine, of a drug) Administered in the mouth, not by swallowing but by absorption through the skin of the cheek; often by placing between the top gum and the inside of the lip.
  • Antonyms

    * (of a tooth) lingual

    Synonyms

    * genal

    Coordinate terms

    *

    Derived terms

    * buccal cavity * buccal pumping * transbuccal ----

    stomochord

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology) A buccal diverticulum in the proboscis of hemichordates