Thesaurus / alveolus

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A breath of these microscopic particles can send them all the way to the alveoli, the tiny sacs where the lungs and the blood swap oxygen and carbon dioxide.

The tooth should be pulled out straight, lest the alveolus be broken.

When in the natural position, these teeth protrude about 33 mm., or a little more than one-third their height, above the alveolus.

A muco-purulent discharge escapes from within the free edge of the gum and alveolus.

Limited portions of the alveolus are frequently broken in the extraction of teeth.

When extracted from the alveolus, the whole tooth is found to be concave internally and convex externally.

In the Atlantic City specimen the axis of the tooth where it emerges from the alveolus is 91 mm.

The teeth all are present and entire except that p2 on the right side is missing from its alveolus.

American WeaselsE. Raymond Hall

A dental plate should be fitted to fill up the gap in the alveolus.

The margins of the cleft in the lip are also attached to the alveolus by firm reflections of the mucous membrane.

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