<anatomy> Of, pertaining to, or resembling, alveoli or little cells, sacs, or sockets. Alveolar processes, the processes of the maxillary bones, containing the sockets of the teeth.

Origin: L. Alveolus a small hollow or cavity: cf. F. Alveolaire.

(01 Mar 1998)

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