Medical Dictionary

alveolar process


alveolar process

noun

Definition of ALVEOLAR PROCESS

:  the bony ridge or raised thickened border on each side of the upper or lower jaw that contains the sockets of the teeth—called also alveolar ridge

Illustration of ALVEOLAR PROCESS

March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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