maxillo-alveolar index

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

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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“Maxillo-alveolar index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maxillo-alveolar%20index. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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