Skip to Content

alveololingual groove



  1. that part of the oral cavity proper, on each side of the frenulum of the tongue, between the tongue and the mandibular alveolar process or ridge;
  2. in the embryo, the groove on each side between the lingual primordium and the alveolar elevations of the mandible.

Synonym(s): alveololingual sulcus, gingivolingual groove, gingivolingual sulcus

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.