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Alveolar index

Alveolar index --> gnathic index

relation between the basialveolar (basion to alveolar point) and basinasal (basion to nasion) lengths: (basialveolar length × 100)/basinasal length; the result indicates the degree of projection of the maxilla or upper jaw.

Synonym: alveolar index.


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