mandibular foramen

noun

Medical Definition of mandibular foramen

: the opening on the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible that leads into the mandibular canal and transmits blood vessels and nerves supplying the lower teeth

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“Mandibular foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mandibular%20foramen. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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