One of the two jaw ridges either on the roof of the mouth between the upper teeth and the hard palate or on the bottom of the mouth behind the lower teeth[WP]. The alveolar ridges contain the sockets (alveoli) of the teeth[HP]. [ HP : 0006477 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alveolar_ridge ]

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definition
  • One of the two jaw ridges either on the roof of the mouth between the upper teeth and the hard palate or on the bottom of the mouth behind the lower teeth[WP]. The alveolar ridges contain the sockets (alveoli) of the teeth[HP].
external ontology notes
  • in BTO, this is part of an embryo
has exact synonym
  • alveolar process
  • alveolar body
  • margo alveolaris
  • alveolar bone
  • alveolar margin
id
  • UBERON:0004103