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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.
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VOTs of dental stops and alveolar stops are overlapping.
VOTs of dental and alveolar are less than bilabial and this provides the evidence against the claim that VOT difference is the relative size of the supra-glottal cavity behind the point of constriction (Maddieson, 1977).
The study suggests the following hierarchy in Pahari: velars greater than bilabial greater than alveolar greater than dental.
As I reexamined my data on alveolar /r/, however, several details refused to fall into place.
It then became clear that alveolar /r/ was uvularized rather than pharyngealized, i.
It has contrasting dental and alveolar stops with apical articulations.