inferior alveolar nervenoun
Medical Definition of inferior alveolar nerve
: a branch of the mandibular nerve that passes through the mandibular canal to the mental foramen giving off various branches along the way to the teeth of the lower jaw and finally to the skin of the chin and the skin and mucous membrane of the lower lip
— called also
inferior alveolar, inferior dental nerve
— called also inferior alveolar, inferior dental nerve
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