Alveolectomy



alveolectomy

alveolectomy al·ve·o·lec·to·my (āl’vē-ə-lěk’tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the aveolar process to facilitate the fitting of a dental prosthesis.

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  • Alveoli

    a little cavity, pit, or cell, as a cell of a honeycomb. an air cell of the lungs, formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways. one of the terminal secretory units of a racemose gland. the socket within the jawbone in which the root or roots of a tooth are set. Historical Examples […]

  • Alveolus

    a little cavity, pit, or cell, as a cell of a honeycomb. an air cell of the lungs, formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways. one of the terminal secretory units of a racemose gland. the socket within the jawbone in which the root or roots of a tooth are set. Historical Examples […]



  • Alveolo-

    a combining form of : alveolopalatal. alveolo- pref. Alveolus; alveolar: alveoloclasia.

  • Alveolitis

    alveolitis alveolitis al·ve·o·li·tis (āl’vē-ə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of alveoli. Inflammation of a tooth socket.



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