alveolar surface


Definition of alveolar surface

: a flat surface lying just within the cutting margin of the jaw of a turtle and functioning in mastication

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First Known Use of alveolar surface

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Alveolar surface.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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