inferior alveolar nerve

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inferior alveolar nerve

[in′fir·ē·ər al¦vē·ə·lər ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A branch of the mandibular nerve that innervates the teeth of the lower jaw.
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For example, delivery of three-fourths of a cartridge of lidocaine as an inferior alveolar block injection would require three-fourths of a cartridge of phentolamine mesylate to be delivered at the same inferior alveolar block injection site.