alveololingual sulcus


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al·ve·o·lo·lin·gual groove

1. that part of the oral cavity proper, on each side of the frenulum of the tongue, between the tongue and the mandibular alveolar process or ridge;
2. in the embryo, the groove on each side between the lingual primordium and the alveolar elevations of the mandible.

alveololingual sulcus

The space in the floor of the mouth between the base of the tongue and the alveolar ridge, on each side extending from the frenum of the tongue back to the retromolar wall.
See also: sulcus

al·ve·o·lo·lin·gual groove

(al-vēŏ-lō-linggwăl grūv)
Part of the oral cavity proper, on each side of the frenulum of the tongue, between the tongue and the mandibular alveolar process or ridge.
Synonym(s): alveololingual sulcus, gingivolingual groove, gingivolingual sulcus.