alveolitis

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alveolitis

 [al″ve-o-li´tis]
inflammation of a dental or pulmonary alveolus.
allergic alveolitis (extrinsic allergic alveolitis) hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
alveolitis sic´ca doloro´sa dry socket.

al·ve·o·li·tis

(al'vē-ō-lī'tis),
1. Inflammation of lung alveoli.
2. Inflammation of a tooth socket.

alveolitis

1. Acute or chronic accumulation of inflammatory–PMNs, lymphocytes and immune effector–macrophages cells in the lung alveoli. See Allergic alveolitis, Fibrosing alveolitis, Pulmonary alveolitis.
2. Inflammation of an alveolus of a tooth.

al·ve·o·li·tis

(alvē-ō-lītis)
1. Inflammation of lung alveoli.
2. Inflammation of a tooth socket.

al·ve·o·li·tis

(alvē-ō-lītis)
Inflammation of a tooth socket.