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alveolar

[al′vē·ə·lər]
(biology)
Of or relating to an alveolus.
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Osteoclast numbers, alveolar bone loss, osteoblast numbers, and MMP-1 H-score were evaluated by the Kruskal-Wallis and Man-Whitney-U tests for pair-wise comparisons.
Correlation aanalysis of alveolar bone loss in buccal/palatal and proximal surfaces in rats.
Intermittent Hypoxia Exposure Increased Cortical and Interradicular Alveolar Bone Loss. To assess alveolar bone loss, both cortical and interradicular bone was measured.
Radiological examination revealed no progression in alveolar bone loss, except for mandibular left premolar and molar teeth, around which periradicular bone loss minimally progressed since the initial presentation (Figure 3(c)).
Alveolar bone loss as related to oral hygiene and age.
Smoking Cannabis is associated with an increased rate of gingivitis, alveolar bone loss, leukoplakia, and oral papilloma or other cancers.
[6] demonstrated that "each unit increase in BMI was associated with a 5 percent increase in the risk of experiencing an alveolar bone loss (ABL) progression.
Compensat- ing alveolar bone loss, correctly supporting lips and reestablishing the correct vertical dimension of occlusion are basic steps for achieving pa- tient normal appearance.