maxillo-alveolar index


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)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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