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Medical Term:

lateral glandular branch of superior thyroid artery


Definition: one of three branches of the superior thyroid artery to the thyroid gland, the lateral glandular branch supplies the lateral portions of the lateral lobes of the gland.

Synonym(s): ramus glandularis lateralis arteriae thyroideae superiorisTA

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