Meaning of “alveolar ridge” in the English Dictionary

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"alveolar ridge" in British English

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alveolar ridgenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌæl.vi.əʊ.lə ˈrɪdʒ/ us /ælˌviː.ə.lɚ ˈrɪdʒ/ specialized

the hard area behind your top front teeth

(Definition of “alveolar ridge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)