Mylohyoid branch of inferior alveolar artery

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Mylohyoid branch of inferior alveolar artery
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Mylohyoid visible at bottom center.)
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Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Mylohyoid labeled at bottom center.)
Details
Latin ramus mylohyoideus arteriae alveolaris inferioris
Source
inferior alveolar artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.561
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_02/12691075
TA A12.2.05.060
FMA FMA:49702
Anatomical terminology

As the inferior alveolar artery enters the mandibular foramen, it gives off a mylohyoid branch which runs in the mylohyoid groove, and supplies the mylohyoid muscle.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.