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inferior dental (nerve) plexus

 

Definition: formed by branches of the inferior alveolar nerve interlacing before they supply the teeth; it gives off interior dental branches to the teeth and inferior gingival branches to the gums.

Synonym(s): plexus (nervosus) dentalis inferiorTA

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