articulated with the blade or front of the tongue approaching or touching the front of the hard palate near its junction with the alveolar ridge; having a primary palatal articulation and a secondary alveolar articulation.
an alveopalatal sound.
alveoloplasty alveoloplasty al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty (āl-vē’ə-lō-plās’tē) or al·ve·o·plas·ty (āl’vē-ō-plās’tē) n. 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)