ETYM Latin bucca cheek: cf. French buccal.
Pertaining to the mouth or cheek.
1. Lying within the mouth.
2. Of or relating to or toward the cheek.
3. Toward the inside of the cheek; SYN. cheek.
ETYM Latin os, oris, the mouth, akin to Skr. âs. Related to Adore, Orison, Usher.
1. Of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth.
2. Using speech rather than writing; SYN. unwritten.
3. (Psychoanalysis) A stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression.
4. (Anatomy) Of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located.
Pertaining to ear or hearing; pertaining to aura.
1. Of or pertaining to hearing or the ear.
2. Relating to or characterized by an aura.
ETYM Late Lat. auricularis: cf. French auriculaire. Related to Auricle.
1. Pertaining to an auricle of the heart.
2. Relating to or perceived by or shaped like the organ of hearing.
Pertaining to the ear; spoken secretly.
Pertaining to hearing, or to the ear; spoken secretly. auricular finger, the little finger.
ETYM Greek, from oys, wtos, the ear: cf. French otique.
Of or relating to near the ear.