alveolar gingiva

n.

Gum tissue enveloping the alveolar bone.

Nearby words

  1. alveolar cell,
  2. alveolar cell carcinoma,
  3. alveolar dead space,
  4. alveolar duct,
  5. alveolar gas,
  6. alveolar gland,
  7. alveolar macrophage,
  8. alveolar point,
  9. alveolar process,
  10. alveolar ridge


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