alveolar arch


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alveolar arch

the arch of the upper or lower jaw from which the teeth project, formed by the alveolar processes.

alveolar arch

The arch of the alveolar process of either jaw (maxillary and mandibular arch).
See also: arch
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The status of the alveolar arch after single stage operation for cleft lip and palate in the unilateral cleft was much improved and there was considerable correction of the arch collapse as well; in the bilateral cleft the correction of the premaxillary protrusion was better appreciated than the degree of correction of the alveolar gap.
Expansion of involved sinuses with erosion of overlying anterior, medial and posterolateral wall of left maxillary antrum, hard palate, left sided maxillary alveolar arch and left pterygoid plate was seen.
B) The periosteum of the lingual alveolar arch is supplied by GPA.