maxillo-alveolar index

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

Medical 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

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