Definition of Alveolar arch

1. Noun. The part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set.

Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Group relationships: Jaw



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alveolar Arch

alvarezsauroid
alvearies
alveary
alveated
alvei
alvelous
alveoalgia
alveola
alveolalgia
alveolar
alveolar-arterial oxygen difference
alveolar abscess
alveolar adenocarcinoma
alveolar air
alveolar angle
alveolar arch (current term)
alveolar arch of mandible
alveolar arch of maxilla
alveolar artery
alveolar atrophy
alveolar bed
alveolar body
alveolar bone
alveolar bone loss
alveolar bones
alveolar border
alveolar canals
alveolar cell
alveolar cell carcinoma
alveolar consonant

Literary usage of Alveolar arch

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1844)
"The time generally required to close a cleft of the alveolar arch, Dr. H. says, depends more upon the age of the infant than the size of the cleft. ..."

2. The Lancet (1839)
"In he month the tumour is seen extending over be whole alveolar arch and palatine plates »f the left maxillary and palate bones ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1853)
"In consequence of the loss of the greater part of the alveolar arch, ... The separated portion of alveolar arch embraces the alveoli or sockets from the ..."

4. Archives of Otology (1905)
"The occurrence of mouth-breathing with a high palate, narrow and deviated alveolar arch, is most easily explained by the co-relation in the development of ..."

5. The International Journal of Orthodontia (1916)
"If it be admitted, that there is an increase in length of the anterior portion of the alveolar arch, as is believed by Blake, then the cause of this ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"... proportionally stronger construction of the bases of support for the upper alveolar arch. In any skull this arch requires to be solidly connected to the ..."

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