Noun(1) a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
Adjective(1) pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs(2) pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw
(1) The alveolar septa showed no significant inflammation or other abnormalities.(2) The alveolar region is the location of tooth attachment.(3) Alveolar number was closely related to total lung volume whereas alveolar size was not.(4) The tooth roots are attached to the surrounding alveolar bone of the tooth socket.(5) It is done by means of fixed or removable appliances that gently move the teeth and supporting alveolar bone until they are in the desired position.(6) Some years ago it was pointed out to me that when I'm trying to be very precise in talking about linguistics, I use dental rather than alveolar articulations for consonants.(7) It must be rigid enough to promote near zero surface tensions during the alveolar compression.(8) It shows that the lower a person's social status, the more likely he or she is to use a higher percentage of alveolar rather than velar nasal endings.(9) Children with cleft palates often have an alveolar ridge defect.(10) This growth factor is abundantly expressed in many different lung cells, including alveolar macrophages and type II cells.(11) Many investigators believe that the tumor arises from bronchiolar or alveolar epithelium.(12) They occur almost exclusively along the alveolar ridge of the maxilla in white female newborns.(13) The respiratory bronchiole branches to form alveolar ducts.(14) It has been reported that bone loss affects the jaw bones (particularly the alveolar bone).(15) Hebrew and Arabic use dentalized t, d, th, etc., while English makes the sounds farther back at the alveolar ridge.(16) Note that it is the amount of carbon dioxide in alveolar air in the lungs that has to be measured in evaluating the state of health.
(1) alveolar ridge :: alveolêre rif
1. dental ::
Different Formsalveolar, alveolars
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: alveolar
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