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ridge

1. a long narrow raised land formation with sloping sides esp one formed by the meeting of two faces of a mountain or of a mountain buttress or spur
2. Anatomy any elongated raised margin or border on a bone, tooth, tissue membrane, etc.
3. 
a. the top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides
b. (as modifier): a ridge tile
4. the back or backbone of an animal, esp a whale
5. Meteorol an elongated area of high pressure, esp an extension of an anticyclone

ridge

(scarp) See lobate ridge; wrinkle ridges.

Ridge

The horizontal lines at the junction of the upper edges of two sloping roof structures.

Ridge

 

a linearly extended upland, often with soft, rounded parts. Ridges are usually the remnants of mountain ranges that have been greatly eroded and then slightly uplifted (for example, the Timan Ridge and the Donets Ridge).

ridge

[rij]
(architecture)
The line on which the sides of a sloping roof meet.
(geology)
An elongate, narrow, steep-sided elevation of the earth's surface or the ocean floor.
(meteorology)
An elongated area of relatively high atmospheric pressure, almost always associated with, and most clearly identified as, an area of maximum anticyclonic curvature of wind flow. Also known as wedge.

ridge

1. The horizontal line at the junction of the upper edges of two sloping roof surfaces.
2. The internal angle or nook of a vault.
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Soft tissue ridge augmentation utilizing a combination onlayinterpositional graft procedure: a case report.
The ISQ values were higher in the group which had alveolar ridge augmentation irrespective of the time of measurement.
Chow, Histopathlogical reaction to calcium phosphate cement for alveolar ridge augmentation, J.
Surgical options have varied from ridge augmentation with alloplasts to reconstruction with autologenous bone.
[USPRwire, Sat Sep 22 2018] According to a new market research report " Dental Bone Graft Substitutes Market by Type (Synthetic Bone Grafts, Xenografts, Allografts, and Demineralized Allografts), by Application (Sinus Lift, Ridge Augmentation, Socket Preservation, Periodontal Defect Regeneration, and Implant Bone Regeneration), by Product (Biooss, Osteograf, Grafton, and Others) - Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global market is expected to reach USD 664.3 Million by 2021, at a CAGR of 9.8% Browse 66 market data Tables with 69 Figures spread through 140 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Dental Bone Graft Substitutes Market".
On the other hand, Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy may be executed to correct the midface deficiency and jaw discrepancy along with the ridge augmentation procedure [19, 20].
As per application the market is segmented into dental, socket preservation, periodontal defect, regeneration, craniomaxilofacial, ridge augmentation, foot and ankle, implant bone regeneration, long bone, sinus lift, spinal fusion and other applications.
Researchers mostly focused on its clinical applications, as for example in the sinus lift intervention and ridge augmentation (Tayapongsak et al.
The ideal indications of traditional ridge splitting are those sites that do not require vertical ridge augmentation [51].
Based on procedure the market is segmented into ridge augmentation, socket preservation, periodontal defect regeneration, implant bone regeneration and sinus lift.
Dental Bone Graft Substitutes Market by Type (Synthetic Bone Grafts, Xenografts, Allografts, and Demineralized Allografts), Application (Sinus Lift, Ridge Augmentation, Socket Preservation, Periodontal Defect Regeneration, and Implant Bone Regeneration), Product (Biooss, Osteograf, Grafton, and Others) - Forecast to 2021