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unpaired thyroid venous plexus


Definition: a venous plexus in front of the lower portion of the trachea formed by anastomoses between the inferior laryngeal veins and veins emerging from the caudal border of the thyroid; it terminates in the unpaired inferior thyroid vein.

Synonym(s): plexus venosus thyroideus imparTA

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