mental artery

noun

Medical Definition of mental artery

: a branch of the inferior alveolar artery on each side that emerges from the mental foramen and supplies blood to the chin

called also mental branch

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“Mental artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mental%20artery. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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