inferior alveolar 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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The mandibular canal carries, from its origin until the incisive region, the inferior alveolar artery and vessel and inferior alveolar nerve.
[26] analyzed sequestrectomy specimens and reported that the dominant feature of mandibular ORN was ischemic necrosis due to obliteration of the inferior alveolar artery by RT.
There is still possibility to study of this canal in living subjects by introducing the dye into the inferior alveolar artery. This may provide more information about this canal.