dentoalveolar

[dĕn′tō-ăl-vēə-lər]

adj.

Relating to a tooth and the part of the alveolar bone that immediately surrounds it.
Relating to the functional unity of the teeth and the alveolar bone.

Nearby words

  1. dentirostral,
  2. dentist,
  3. dentistry,
  4. dentition,
  5. dento-,
  6. dentoalveolar abscess,
  7. dentoid,
  8. denton,
  9. dentosurgical,
  10. dentulous


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