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English noun: alveolar ridge

1. alveolar ridge (body) a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth

Synonymsalveolar process, gum ridge

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

Part holonymalveolar artery, alveolus, arteria alveolaris, tooth socket

Part meronymjaw

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