interradicular alveoloplasty

[ ĭn′tər-rə-dĭkyə-lər ]

n.

Surgical removal of bone and collapse of the cortical plates to modify the alveolar contour.

Nearby words

  1. interpupillary,
  2. interquartile range,
  3. interracial,
  4. interracialism,
  5. interradial,
  6. interradicular space,
  7. interrecord gap,
  8. interregional,
  9. interregnum,
  10. interrelate


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