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Alveolar

Al´ve`o`lar
a.1.(Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, alveoli or little cells, sacs, or sockets.
2.(Phon.) Articulated with the tip of the tongue pressing against the alveolar processes of the upper front teeth.
Alveolar processes
the processes of the maxillary bones, containing the sockets of the teeth.
Noun1.alveolar - a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
Adj.1.alveolar - pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs
2.alveolar - pertaining to the alveolar ridge; "alveolar consonant"
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