inferior alveolar artery

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in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, first part of maxillary artery; distribution, through mandibular foramen/canal to lower teeth and chin; branches, artery to mylohyoid, mental artery, dental arteries.

inferior alveolar artery

An artery of the face, which is a branch of the maxillary artery, that enters the mandibular foramen. It has three major branches that supply the teeth, the chin and oral mucosa: incisor, mental and mylohyoid.

in·fe·ri·or al·ve·o·lar ar·te·ry

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr al-vē'ŏ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, first part of maxillary artery; distribution, through mandibular foramen and canal to lower teeth and chin; branches, artery to mylohyoid, mental artery, dental arteries.
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