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Related to alveolar: alveolar ventilation, Alveolar ducts, Alveolar osteitis

al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ō-lăr),
Relating to an alveolus.

alveolar

/al·ve·o·lar/ (al-ve´o-lar) [L. alveolaris ] pertaining to an alveolus.

alveolar

(ăl-vē′ə-lər)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an alveolus.
2. Anatomy
a. Relating to the jaw section containing the tooth sockets: the alveolar ridge.
b. Relating to the alveoli of the lungs.

al·ve′o·lar·ly adv.

alveolar

[alvē′ələr]
Etymology: L, alveolus, little hollow
pertaining to an alveolus. See also bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.

alveolar

adjective Pertaining to an alveolus

al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr)
Relating to an alveolus.

alveolar,

adj pertaining to the air sacs where gases are exchanged during the process of respiration.

al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr)
Relating to an alveolus.

alveolar (alvē´ōlär),

adj pertaining to an alveolus.
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Alveolar mucosa.
alveolar bone loss,
alveolar crest,
n See crest, alveolar.
alveolar process,
alveolar ridge,
alveolar ridge augmentation,
n a surgical procedure to improve the shape and size of the alveolar ridge(s) in preparation to receive and retain a dental prosthesis.
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Although MPA is a recognized cause of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, alveolar hemorrhage is relatively rare as a presenting feature.
A chlordiazepoxide (10 mg Iran Hakim) or oxazepam (10 mg Iran Hakim) tablet along with a glass of orange juice was given to the patient by the main researcher to take two hours before administration of the anesthetic and inferior alveolar nerve block.
The rats were sacrificed after 8 days and the maxillary and mandibular specimens (including gingivae, teeth and bones) were examined histologically and using micro-computerised tomography to assess the destruction of dental alveolar bone.
However, bleeding continued from endotracheal tube and bronchoscopy revealed alveolar hemorrhage with normal tracheobronchial tree.
Alveolar hemorrhage with capillaritis was the major finding in the lung biopsy of the patient.
Epidemiology of human alveolar echinococcosis in China.
When asbestos fibers penetrate and deposit on alveolar surfaces, alveolar macrophages attempt to engulf them and remove them from the site of deposition.
Human alveolar macrophages were obtained from recruited healthy nonsmoking subjects (age 20-40, equally divided between males and females).
9) Pneumocystis is primarily an alveolar pathogen that does not invade the pneumocyte to which it tightly adheres.
Pulmonary surfactant functions to coat the alveolar epithelium and decrease the surface tension of the hydrated inner layer of alveoli.
An experimental drug, cediranib, may benefit patients with a rare, slow-growing cancer called alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), according to results from a clinical trial.
8 in the equation immediately following; getting 'A' and 'a' confused as subscripts when referring to alveolar and arterial partial pressures; the partial pressure of carbon dioxide is certainly proportional to the ratio of production to alveolar ventilation, but it is certainly not equal to this ratio.