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Dictionary entry overview: What does tooth socket mean?
• TOOTH SOCKET (noun)
The noun TOOTH SOCKET has 1 sense:
1. a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
Familiarity information: TOOTH SOCKET used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
Nouns denoting body parts
tooth socket; alveolus
Hypernyms ("tooth socket" is a kind of...):
socket (a bony hollow into which a structure fits)
Holonyms ("tooth socket" is a part of...):
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