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 irrigation of the lips is contributed principally by the labial arteries proceeding from the facial artery, with participation of the infraorbitary artery in the upper lip and mental artery in the inferior lip (Kleinheinz et al., 2005).