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I – Inferior: The Inferior Labial Artery arises from the inferior aspect of the facial artery.

N – Nasal: It supplies blood to the nasal septum through its branches.

F – Facial: It’s a branch of the facial artery, which originates from the external carotid artery.

E – External: The Inferior Labial Artery is part of the external carotid artery system.

R – Runs: It runs along the inferior border of the mandible.

I – Innervated: The artery is innervated by branches of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V).

O – Oral: It also supplies blood to the oral mucosa of the lower lip.

R – Relevant: This artery is clinically relevant in procedures such as cleft lip repair.

L – Lip: It primarily supplies the lower lip with blood.

A – Artery: The Inferior Labial Artery is, of course, an artery that plays a role in facial vascularization.

B – Buccal: It may have buccal branches that contribute to the blood supply of the cheek.

I – Inferior: Once again, it’s named “Inferior” because of its location in the face.

L – Lacrimal Gland: In some cases, the Inferior Labial Artery may also have branches that supply blood to the lacrimal gland located in the upper outer part of the orbit.

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