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alveololingual groove
medical dictionary

That part of the oral cavity proper, on each side of the frenulum linguae, between the tongue and the mandibular alveolar process or ridge, in the embryo, the groove on each side between the lingual primordium and the alveolar elevations of the mandible.

Synonyms: alveololingual sulcus, gingivolingual groove, gingivolingual sulcus.

(05 Mar 2000)