limbus alveolaris


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

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