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mental nerve

mental nerve in Medicine

mental nerve n.
A branch of the inferior alveolar nerve arising in the mandibular canal and passing through the mental foramen to the chin and the lower lip.

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  • Had I the slightest hope of convincing you of the fact, I should strain every mental nerve to that end.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald

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