alveolar ridge


noun

the ridgelike border of the upper and lower jaws containing the sockets of the teeth.

Nearby words

  1. alveolar gingiva,
  2. alveolar gland,
  3. alveolar macrophage,
  4. alveolar point,
  5. alveolar process,
  6. alveolar sac,
  7. alveolar soft part sarcoma,
  8. alveolar ventilation,
  9. alveolar-arterial oxygen difference,
  10. alveolate

Also called alveolar process.

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