the ridgelike border of the upper and lower jaws containing the sockets of the teeth.
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Also called alveolar process.
Words nearby alveolar ridge
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Medical definitions for alveolar process
The ridge on the surfaces of the upper and lower jaws containing the tooth sockets
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