inferior alveolar artery

noun

Medical Definition of inferior alveolar artery

: a branch of the maxillary artery that is distributed to the mucous membrane of the mouth and through the mandibular canal to the teeth of the lower jaw

called also inferior dental artery, mandibular artery

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“Inferior alveolar artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/inferior%20alveolar%20artery. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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