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Medical Term:

infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery


small branch from the initial part of the superior thyroid artery coursing along the hyoid bone deep to the thyrohyoid muscle to anastomose with its contralateral partner.

Synonym(s): ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superiorisTA

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