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Alveolar ridge

Definition of the noun alveolar ridge

What does alveolar ridge mean as a name of something?


  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 Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

the residual alveolar ridge; to bring two squareended surfaces into contact, as a butt joint. button, n the excess metal remaining from the casting and sprue; located at the end of the sprue, opposite the casting. button, implant, n See insert, ...

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See also alveolar ridge. alveolar proteinosis, a disorder marked by the accumulation of surfactant plasma proteins, lipoproteins and other blood components in the alveoli of the lungs. The disease tends to affect previously healthy young adults ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

ALVEOLAR The alveolar ridge acts as one of the articulators; the other articulator isusually thebladeofthe tongue, or sometimes the tip. There area number of alveolar consonantsin English, forexample the [t]and[d]in tenand den, the[n] and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Alveolar ridge see ALVEOLAR. The marginal ridge is an enamel elevation on the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth forming the boundary on the mesial or distal margins. Mylohyoid ridge see MANDIBLE. The oblique ridge is an enamel ...

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

by Mosby

alveolar ridge, the bony ridge of the maxilla or the mandible that ...

Google previewThe Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials (1999)

by David Franklyn Williams

noun, anatomy Dorland Medical alveolar ridge the crest remaining ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

produced with the tongue against the alveolar ridge. alveolar ridge. The ridge of the upper gum behind and covering the roots of the teeth. Alzheimer's Disease. A form of ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See also alveolar ridge. alveolar proteinosis, a very rare disease marked by the accumulation of plasma proteins, lipoproteins, and other blood components in the alveoli of the lungs, impairing the ability of the lungs to exchange oxygen and ...

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