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Medical Term:

middle thyroid vein


Definition: vein that passes from the thyroid gland across the common carotid artery (generally parallel with, but usually separate from) the inferior thyroid arteries to empty into the internal jugular vein.

Synonym(s): vena thyroidea mediaTA

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