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mandibular canal

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A canal within the mandible that contains the inferior alveolar nerve, inferior alveolar artery, and inferior alveolar vein. It runs obliquely downward and forward in the ramus, and then horizontally forward in the body, where it is placed under the alveoli and communicates with them by small openings [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandibular_canal ]

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mandibular canal

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TAO has mandibular sensory canal, which is part of the lateral line system

has related synonym

inferior alveolar canal