alveolar arch


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to alveolar arch: maxillary arch
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alveolar arch - the part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are setalveolar arch - the part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
References in periodicals archive ?
Teeth are rarely located outside the alveolar arch.
13 Lack of space in the alveolar arch between the distal of the second molar and the ascending ramus, result in impaction.
Dental and alveolar arch widths in normal occlusion, class II division 1 and class II division 2.