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Tooth socket

Introduction: Tooth socket

Description of Tooth socket

Tooth socket: a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Tooth socket: A hollow part of the alveolar process of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE where each tooth fits and is attached via the peridontal ligament.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Tooth socket: A hollow part of the alveolar process of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE where each tooth fits and is attached via the periodontal ligament.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Tooth socket as an Organ

Tooth socket (organ): The tooth socket is the space in the jaw in which a tooth is rooted....more »

Tooth socket (organ): See Tooth Socket (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Broader terms for Tooth socket

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Tooth socket

The following list attempts to classify Tooth socket into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • socket
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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