Definition of alveolectomy in English:

alveolectomy

noun

Dentistry
  • Excision of the alveolus of a tooth or (part of) the alveolar process of a jawbone; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Journal Dental Science. From alveolo- + -ectomy.

Pronunciation

alveolectomy

/ˌalvɪəʊˈlɛktəmi/