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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.