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Related / Similar Words: tooth socket, air sac, air cell

 

Definition:
  • a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth;
  • a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways;

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    Part Meronyms: alveolar ridge, gum ridge, alveolar process, lung

     

     
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