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teethridge

[teeth-rij]
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noun Phonetics.
  1. alveolar ridge.

Origin of teethridge

First recorded in 1925–30; teeth + ridge
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teethridge in Medicine

teethridge

(tēthrĭj′)
n.
  1. The ridge of gum behind the upper front teeth.
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