alveolar arch

  1. the part of the upper or lower jawbone in which the teeth are set.

Origin of alveolar arch

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby alveolar arch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use alveolar arch in a sentence

  • The alveolar arch is pushed forward and thus gains an appearance which reminds us of the higher apes.

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