For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for alveolate, alveolus, Caveolar, or Malleolar?
Header of Alveolar

Alveolar

Video footage: The action of breathing at the alveolar wall displaying the diffusion of oxygen from the alveolus into the pulmonary capillaries to effectively allow perfusion
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun alveolar

What does alveolar mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alveolars

  1. a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

Alternative definition of the noun alveolar

noun

  1. [linguistics] An alveolar consonant

Definition of the adjective alveolar

What does alveolar mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs
  2. pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw

Alternative definition of the adjective alveolar

adjective

  1. Of, or relating to an alveolus
  2. [anatomy] Relating to the jaw ridge containing the tooth sockets
  3. [anatomy] Relating to the alveoli (small air sacs) of the lungs
  4. [phonetics] Formed with the tip of the tongue touching the inner ridge of the gums of the upper front teeth

Phrases with Alveolar

Phrases starting with the word Alveolar:

  1. alveolar bed
  2. alveolar arch
  3. Alveolar Bone
  4. alveolar point
  5. alveolar ridge
  6. alveolar artery
  7. alveolar ectasia
  8. alveolar process
  9. alveolar consonant
  10. alveolar resorption
  11. alveolar rhabdosarcoma
  12. alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

Other phrases containing the word Alveolar:

  1. inferior alveolar artery
  2. superior alveolar artery

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alveolar

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

aluminium acetate solution 72 alveolar microlithiasis It occurs in the ores feldspar , mica and kaolin but most abundantly in bauxite. Aluminium is commonly obtained by purifying bauxite to produce alumina, which is reduced to aluminium.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

alveolar. abscess. Dentistry A pus pocket adjacent to a tooth root which is related to plaque and calculus deposition clinical Tooth pain, tenderness, which may be accompanied by facial swelling, fever management Antibiotics, drainage, deep ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Alupent alveolar process Alupent, a beta-adrenergic bronchodilator. Brand name for metaproterenol sulfate. Alu sequences, a family of repeated DNA sequences found in large numbers in the human genome. alve-, alveolo-, a prefix meaning ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Alupent alveolar process Alupent, a beta-adrenergic bronchodilator. Brand name for metaproterenol sulfate. Alu sequences, a family of repeated DNA sequences found in large numbers in the human genome. alve-, alveolo-, a prefix meaning ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Alveolar

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Alveolar

Click on an item to view that photo:

Alveolar

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of film chest x-ray show alveolar infiltrate at left middle lung due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection (Pulmonary Tuberculosis)Small photo of Pulmonary Tuberculosis ( TB ) : Chest x-ray show alveolar infiltration at both lung due to mycobacterium tuberculosis infectionSmall photo of Lobar pneumonia . film chest x-ray show alveolar infiltration at right middle lobe due to tuberculosis infection .Small photo of Pulmonary Tuberculosis ( TB ) : Chest x-ray show alveolar infiltration at both lung due to mycobacterium tuberculosis infectionSmall photo of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Collection . Chest X-ray : show patchy infiltration , interstitial infiltration , alveolar infiltration , cavity , fibrosis at lung due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infectionSmall photo of Protoscolices Echinococcus multilocularis microscopic photo of being released from a larvacyst. Is a cyclophyllid tapeworm, produces the fatal disease alveolar echinococcosis in mammals + humansSmall photo of Normal healthy lung (left) and lung with emphysema (right) showing expanded alveoli (air spaces) thickened smooth muscle. Emphysematous lung has ruptured alveolar spaces. More...

Video language resources about Alveolar

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Alveolar Bone.

See also the pronunciation examples of Alveolar!

Scrabble value of A1L1V4E1O1L1A1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Alveolar to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary