alveoloplasty al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty (āl-vē’ə-lō-plās’tē) or al·ve·o·plas·ty (āl’vē-ō-plās’tē)
Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures.
alveolotomy alveolotomy al·ve·o·lot·o·my (āl’vē-ō-lŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision of the alveolar process to drain pus from an abscess.
a female given name, form of . Historical Examples Alvira Roberts, hired “girl” and faithful retainer of the Fairchild family. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. For Miss Alvira had made no pretense to God; and, what is infinitely harder, she would make none to […]
alvey project, body A funding programme for collaborative research in the UK. (1995-06-01)
alveus alveus al·ve·us (āl’vē-əs) n. pl. al·ve·i (-vē-ī’) A channel or trough. Historical Examples This alveus would accommodate eight bathers, that in the men’s caldarium perhaps ten. Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau The calidarium had the labrum at one end, and the alveus was in one side of the room. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th […]