incisive canal

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in·ci·sive ca·nal

, incisor canal (in-sī'siv kă-nal', in-sī'zŏr)
One of several bony canals leading from the floor of the nasal cavity into the incisive fossa on the palatal surface of the maxilla; they convey the nasopalatine nerves and branches of the greater palatine arteries that anastomose with the septal branch of the sphenopalatine artery.
Synonym(s): canalis incisivus [TA] .
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