inferior alveolar artery


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Related to inferior alveolar artery: maxillary artery
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Noun1.inferior alveolar artery - the alveolar artery that goes through the mandibular canal to supply the lower teeth
alveolar artery, arteria alveolaris - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar process
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Studies have shown that the mandibular bone in ORN patients, when compared to irradiated but nonosteoradionecrotic bone and to nonradiated bone, suggests that the inferior alveolar artery was obliterated or damaged to the extent that ischemia (low oxygen supply) occurred in the tissues in the area of distribution.