alveolectomy


al·ve·o·lec·to·my

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

Definition of ALVEOLECTOMY

: surgical excision of a portion of an alveolar process usually as an aid in fitting dentures

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