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Synonyms for alveolitis

Noun

1. alveolitis, dry socket, inflammation, redness, rubor
usage: inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
2. alveolitis, inflammation, redness, rubor
usage: inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust; with repeated exposure the condition may become chronic
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