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socket

 [sok´et]
a hollow into which a corresponding part fits.
dry socket a condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood clot. It is basically a focal osteomyelitis without suppuration and is accompanied by severe pain (alveolalgia) and foul odor. Called also alveolar osteitis.

sock·et

(sok'ĕt),
1. ☆ official atlternate term for gomphosis
2. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits, as the eye socket.
[thr. O. Fr. fr. L. soccus, a shoe, a sock]

socket

(sŏk′ĭt)
n.
Anatomy
a. The concave part of a joint that receives the end of a bone.
b. A hollow or concavity into which a part, such as the eye, fits.

sock·et

(sok'ĕt)
1. The hollow part of a joint; the excavation in one bone of a joint that receives the articular end of the other bone.
2. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits (e.g., eye socket)
[thr. O. Fr. fr. L. soccus, a shoe, a sock]

sock·et

(sok'ĕt)
1. The hollow part of a joint.
2. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits.
[thr. O. Fr. fr. L. soccus, a shoe, a sock]
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