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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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