alveolar artery


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Related to alveolar artery: maxillary artery
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Noun1.alveolar artery - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar processalveolar artery - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar process
alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arteria alveolaris inferior, inferior alveolar artery - the alveolar artery that goes through the mandibular canal to supply the lower teeth
arteria alveolaris superior, superior alveolar artery - the alveolar artery that supplies the upper teeth
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The mandibular canal carries, from its origin until the incisive region, the inferior alveolar artery and vessel and inferior alveolar nerve.
sup][3] There have been reports outlining the course of several alveolar artery branches that originated from the sublingual artery.
On Japanese cadavers, Kodera & Hashimoto [10] studied during dissection that a branch from the inferior alveolar artery originated and passed through RMC.