mandibular canal

(redirected from inferior dental canal)

man·dib·u·lar ca·nal

[TA]
the canal within the mandible that transmits the inferior alveolar nerve and vessels. Its posterior opening is the mandibular foramen.

man·dib·u·lar ca·nal

(man-dibyū-lăr kă-nal) [TA]
Canal within mandible that transmits inferior alveolar nerve and vessels. Its posterior opening is the mandibular foramen.
Synonym(s): inferior dental canal.
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