Definition of Buccula

1. Noun. A fold of fatty tissue under the chin.

Exact synonyms: Double Chin
Generic synonyms: Chin, Mentum



Medical Definition of Buccula

1. A fatty puffing under the chin. Synonym: double chin. Origin: L. Dim. Of bucca, cheek (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buccula

buccolingual
buccolingual diameter
buccolingual dimension
buccolingual relation
buccolingually
buccomesial
bucconasal membrane
bucconeural duct
buccopharyngeal
buccopharyngeal fascia
buccopharyngeal membrane
buccopharyngeal part of superior pharyngeal constrictor
buccopulpal
buccoversion
buccula (current term)
bucellas
bucentaur
bucentaurs
buceros
bucheron
buchiid
buchiids
buchikamashi
bucholzite
buchu
buchus
buchwaldite
buck
buck's-horn

Literary usage of Buccula

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1. The Anglo-Saxon Weapon Names Treated Archæologically and Etymologically by May Lansfield Keller (1906)
"But we meet CGL IV, 31445, with buccula, bucca in a glossary where there is no idea of Old English interpretation; again we find IV, 27, 3, buccula bacca, ..."

2. Anglistische Forschungen (1906)
"With reference to the second explanation cf. the gloss vacca, vel buccula : buch RA Wright I, p. 97, from a Welsh Gloss of the end of the 12th or the ..."

3. Glossaire roman des chroniques rimés de Godefroid de Bouillon, du Chevȧlier by Émile Léonard Jean Baptiste Gachet, Felix Liebrecht (1859)
"Ce savant a démontré que le mol buccula , de la Satire x de Juvénal, devait se traduire par bouclier. I! s'agit d'un trophée : Bellorum ..."

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