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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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