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Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MYLOHYOID to remember about Mylohyoid Artery important facts


M – “Mandible-based”: The Mylohyoid artery runs along the mandible bone.

Y – “Y-shaped”: The artery has a Y-shaped branching pattern.

L – “Lingual”: It supplies blood to the lingual nerve.

O – “Oral”: The artery also provides blood to the oral mucosa.

H – “Hyoid”: It passes beneath the hyoid bone.

Y – “Yields”: The Mylohyoid artery yields branches to the mylohyoid muscle.

O – “Originates”: It originates from the inferior alveolar artery.

I – “Inferior”: The Mylohyoid artery is an inferior branch of the inferior alveolar artery.

D – “Dental”: Some of its branches supply blood to dental structures.

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