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Medical Term:

inferior alveolar artery


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

Synonym(s): arteria alveolaris inferiorTA, inferior dental artery

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