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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500 radiographs of adult patients were analyzed, 265 (53%) reveals at least one incisor canal that could be identified and evaluated.
4 mm) had significantly larger incisor canal length compared to W51-100 (5.
The width of the incisor canal presented a median between 2 and 3 mm in all age groups of both sexes.
The distance from the root apex to the mandibular incisor canal presented values of the median ranging from 5 to 7 mm, however, values of approximately 1 mm and 12 mm were also observed.