alveopalatal

[ al-vee-oh-pal-uh-tl ]
/ ˌæl vi oʊˈpæl ə tl /
Phonetics

adjective

articulated with the blade or front of the tongue approaching or touching the front of the hard palate near its junction with the alveolar ridge; having a primary palatal articulation and a secondary alveolar articulation.

noun

an alveopalatal sound.
Also al·ve·o·lo·pal·a·tal [al-vee-uh-loh-pal-uh-tl] /ælˌvi ə loʊˈpæl ə tl/.

Origin of alveopalatal

1940–45; shortening of alveolopalatal, equivalent to alveolo- + palatal
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Medicine definitions for alveolopalatal

alveolopalatal

[ ăl-vē′ə-lō-pălə-təl ]

adj.

Relating to the palatal surface of the alveolar process of the mandible and maxilla.
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