tooth socket

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Noun1.tooth socket - a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a toothtooth socket - a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
socket - a bony hollow into which a structure fits
alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
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