inferior alveolar artery


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inferior alveolar artery

[in′fir·ē·ər al¦vē·ə·lər ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the internal maxillary artery supplying the mucous membrane of the mouth and teeth of the lower jaw.
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The inferior alveolar artery originated from the first part of the maxillary artery near the origin of the maxillary artery.
The inferior alveolar artery originated from first part of the maxillary artery 4.
Although the origin of the branches of the maxillary artery is usu-ally constant, the masseteric artery8 and the inferior alveolar artery have been reported to originate from the external carotid artery.