limbus alveolaris


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al·ve·o·lar arch of man·di·ble

[TA]
the free margin of the alveolar process of the mandible from which the mandibular teeth emerge.

limbus alveolaris

(1) Alveolar arch of mandible; arcus alveolaris mandibulae [NA6]. 
(2) Alveolar arch of maxilla; arcus alveolaris maxillae [NA6].

limbus alveolaris

1. The upper free edge of the alveolar process of the mandible.
2. The lower free edge of the alveolar process of the maxilla. Synonym: arcus alveolaris maxillae
See also: limbus