HyperDic: tooth_socket

English > 1 sense of the expression tooth socket:
NOUNbodytooth socket, alveolusa bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
English > tooth socket: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth.
Synonymalveolus
Part ofalveolar ridge, gum ridge, alveolar processA ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
BroadersocketA bony hollow into which a structure fits
Spanishalveolo, alvéolo
Catalanalvèol

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