alveoloplasty

[ ăl-vēə-lō-plăs′tē ]

n.

Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures.

Nearby words

  1. alveoloclasia,
  2. alveolodental ligament,
  3. alveolodental membrane,
  4. alveololingual,
  5. alveolopalatal,
  6. alveolotomy,
  7. alveolus,
  8. alveopalatal,
  9. alvera,
  10. alveus


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