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alveolar process

Definition of the noun alveolar process

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noun

  1. a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth

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Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

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 ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

Each corpus has an alveolar process superiorly, a base inferiorly, and external and internal surfaces. The alveolar process contains the sockets (aka alveoli) for the roots of the mandibular teeth. On the base either side of the midline are the ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

The gum; the dense fibrous tissue, covered by mucous membrane, that envelopes the alveolar process of the upper and lower jaws that surround the neck of the teeth. RSI, Alveolar G., gingival tissue supplied to the alveolar bone. * RISKRI ...

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

alveolar process, n See process, alveolar. alveolar ridge, n See ridge, alveolar. alveolar ridge augmentation, n a surgical procedure to ...

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