Medical Dictionary

alveolectomy

noun al·ve·o·lec·to·my \al-ˌvē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē, ˌal-vē-\
plural al·ve·o·lec·to·mies

Medical Definition of ALVEOLECTOMY

:  surgical excision of a portion of an alveolar process usually as an aid in fitting dentures
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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