alveoplasty

al·veo·plas·ty

English syllables. 2014.

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  • alveoplasty — SYN: alveoloplasty …   Medical dictionary

  • alveoplasty — noun see alveoloplasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • alveoloplasty — noun The surgical modification of the alveolar ridges in preparation for the fitting of dentures. Syn: alveoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • alveoloplasty — Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures; shaping and smoothing of socket margins after extraction of teeth with subsequent suturing to insure optimal healing. SYN: alveoplasty. [alveolo + G. plasso, to form] …   Medical dictionary

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