alveololabial groove

(redirected from alveololabial sulcus)

al·ve·o·lo·la·bi·al groove

1. the groove between the maxillary and mandibular halves of the labial vestibule;
2. in the embryo, the groove formed by the deepening of the labial sulcus; its inner wall becomes incorporated with the alveolar process of the mandible or the maxilla, and its outer wall with the lips and cheeks.

al·ve·o·lo·la·bi·al groove

(al-vēŏ-lō-lābē-ăl grūv)
Indentation between maxillary and mandibular halves of labial vestibule.
Synonym(s): alveololabial sulcus, gingivolabial groove, gingivolabial sulcus.
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