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Medical Term:

lateral glandular branch of superior thyroid artery


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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