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alveolar arch

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Definition of the noun alveolar arch

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noun

  1. the part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic words: appendage / outgrowth / process = a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    • part of: jaw = the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

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Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

alveolar arch, the arch of the upper or lower jaw from which the teeth project, formed by the alveolar processes. alveolar-arterial end-capillary ...

Google previewA Compendious Medical Dictionary Containing an Explanation of the Terms (1801)

by Robert Hooper

alveolar arch, maxillary tuberofiiy, nasal spine, and orbital margin. its cavities are, a large pituitary sinus in the middle of the bone, ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

alveolar arch, the arch ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

of or belonging to the sockets ofthe teeth,as the alveolar arch, the part of the upper jawin which the teeth are placed—also Al′ veolary. —n.Al′veole, the hollow or socket ofa tooth—more common Alvē′olus.

Google previewA Compendious Medical Dictionary. Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and Practice of Physic. Collected from the Most Approved Authors by R. Hooper, M.D. .. (1799)

by Robert Hooper (M. D.)

It's figure is very irregular: it's principal eminences are, the nasal, orbital, jugal, and pala-tine processes, the alveolar arch, maxillary tuberosity, nasal spine, and orh'ital margin. lt's gcavities are, a large pituitary finus, in the middle os the bone ...

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

by Mosby

alveolar arch, the arch ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

BONES, HUMAN alveolar arch or bone anklebone or talus or astragalus anvil or incus astragalus or anklebone or talus backbone or spinal column or spine or vertebral column big toe or hallux breastbone or sternum calcaneus or heel bone ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

(also alveoli, alveoles /ælvi'əʊliːz/, alveolar arch) The bony ridge behind the upper teeth, important in the articulation of alveolar consonants. alveoli /ælvi' əʊlaı/ n. pl. 1. The tiny air sacs which make up most of the spongy tissue in the lungs.

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1853)

By this orifice the inferior maxillary nerve, or third branch of the fifth pair, with its concomitant vessels, enters the canal ; and after sending branches to the alveolar arch and membranes, reappears at the external mental hole. The upper margin ...

Google previewA NEW, GREATLY IMPROVED, AND CHEAP EDITION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, BEING THE SEVENTH, INCLUDING THE RECENT SUPPLEMENT TO THAT WORK: WITH PRELIMINARY DISSERTATIONS ON THE HISTORY OF THE SCIENCES, BY THE LATE PROFESSORS STEWART AND PLAYFIAR, AND BY THE RIGHT HON. SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH, AND PROFESSOR LESLIE; ALSO A GENERAL INDEX, AND AN ENTIRELY NEW SET OF ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL (1831)

by PROFESSOR NAPIER

By this orifice the inferior maxillary nerve, or third branch of the fifth pair, with its concomitant vessels, enters the canal ; and after sending branches to the alveolar arch and membranes, reappears at the external mental hole. The upper margin ...

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