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alveolar ridge

noun
1.
the ridgelike border of the upper and lower jaws containing the sockets of the teeth.
Also called alveolar process.
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alveolar process in Medicine

alveolar process n.
The ridge on the surfaces of the upper and lower jaws containing the tooth sockets

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