Medical Dictionary

alveolar

adj al·ve·o·lar \al-ˈvē-ə-lər\

Medical Definition of ALVEOLAR

1
:  of, relating to, resembling, or having alveoli
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting the part of the jaws where the teeth arise, the air cells of the lungs, or glands with secretory cells about a central space
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