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Definition of the noun alveolar process
What does alveolar process mean as a name of something?
- a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of alveolar process: alveolar ridge / gum ridge
- 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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Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)
alveolar process, n See process, alveolar. alveolar ridge, nSee ridge, alveolar. alveolar ridge augmentation, n a surgical procedure to ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
See alveolar process. alveolar canal, any of the canals of the maxilla through which the posterior superior alveolar blood vessels and the nerves to the upper teeth pass. Also called dental canal. alveolar–capillary membrane, a lung tissue ...
by Wilhelm Kirch
Alveolar Bone ▷Alveolar Process Alveolar Process Definition The alveolar process is the thickened ridge of the jawbonesthatcontains the teethandthe toothsockets (alveoles) in which the ▷ roots of each tooth are held. The bone forming the ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
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 ...
by Mosby, Inc
See alveolar process. alveolar canal, any of the canals of the maxilla through which the posterosuperior alveolar blood vessels and the nerves to the upper teeth pass. Also called dental canal. alveolar-capillary membrane, a lung tissue ...
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