The thickened ridge of bone that contains the tooth sockets on the maxilla. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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definition
  • The thickened ridge of bone that contains the tooth sockets on the maxilla.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/71/Gray157.png
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0001696
has exact synonym
  • alveolar margin of maxilla
  • posterior alveolar ridge
  • pars dentalis of maxilla
  • processus alveolaris maxillae
  • alveolar process of maxilla
  • maxilla alveolar process
  • processus alveolaris (maxilla)
  • alveolar part of maxilla
  • alveolar ridge of maxilla
  • lower alveolar ridge
id
  • UBERON:0004527
taxon notes
  • In humans, the tooth-bearing bones are the maxilla and the mandible. The mineral content of alveolar bone is mostly hydroxyapatite, which is also found in enamel as the main inorganic substance