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inferior thyroid vein

 

Definition: unpaired vein formed by veins from the isthmus and lateral lobe of the thyroid gland and from the plexus thyroideus impar; it terminates in the left brachiocephalic vein.

Synonym(s): vena thyroidea inferiorTA, vena thyroidea ima

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