Partie alvéolaire - Pars alveolaris

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The alveolar part (superior, alveolar border) of the mandible, wider behind than in front, is hollowed into cavities, for the reception of the teeth; these cavities are sixteen in number, and vary in depth and size according to the teeth which they contain. To the outer lip of the superior border, on either side, the Buccinator is attached as far forward as the first molar tooth


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Anatomie générale > Os; Système squelettique > Squelette axial > Os du crâne > Mandibule > Corps de la mandibule > Partie alvéolaire

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