alveolar arch


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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
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Dental and alveolar arch forms in a Caucasian population compared with commercially available archwires.
The anterior fontanel is large and often has a wider secondary alveolar arch. Hydrocephalus is seen in 40% of cases.
Dental and Alveolar Arch Widths in Normal Occlusion, Class II division 1 and Class II division 2.