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alveolus

al·ve·o·lus

alveolus

 
pronunciation:
ael vi ls
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: alveoli
definition 1: a small cavity or pit, such as one of the terminal air sacs of the lungs or one cell of a honeycomb.
definition 2: one of the hollows within the jawbone in which the roots of the teeth are set.
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