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maxillo-alveolar index


maxillo–alveolar index

noun max·il·lo–al·ve·o·lar index
\mak-ˌsil-(ˌ)ō-al-ˈvē-ə-lər-, ˌmak-sə-(ˌ)lō-\

Definition of MAXILLO-ALVEOLAR INDEX

:  the ratio multiplied by 100 of the distance between the most lateral points on the external border of opposite sides of the alveolar arch to its length
March 05, 2015
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