Alinement

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Alinement --> alignment

1. The longitudinal position of a bone or limb.

2. The act of bringing into line.

3. In dentistry, the arrangement of the teeth in relation to the supporting structures and the adjacent and opposing dentitions.

Synonym: alinement.

Origin: fr. Aligner, to line up, fr. L. Linea, line