inferior alveolar nerve

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in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

[TA]
one of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible; a branch, the mental nerve, passes through the mental foramen to supply the skin and mucosa of the lower lip and chin.
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in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
One of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible; a branch, the mental nerve, passes through the mental foramen to supply the skin and mucosa of the lower lip and chin.
Synonym(s): nervus alveolaris inferior [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar nerve

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr nĕrv) [TA]
One of the terminal branches of the mandibular, it enters the mandibular canal to be distributed to the lower teeth, periosteum, and gingiva of the mandible.
Synonym(s): nervus alveolaris inferior [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[3] To anesthetise the anterior teeth, including the premolars and canines, it is possible to avoid giving inferior alveolar block, by injecting anaesthetic solution adjacent to the mental foramen.
Procedure was started after administration of inferior alveolar block with 2ml of 2% lignocaine with adrenaline.