thyroid vein

thyroid vein
noun
any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid area
Syn: ↑vena thyroidea
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel

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noun
: any of several small paired veins carrying blood from the thyroid gland and other structures of the front of the neck

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  • thyroid vein — n any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid gland and nearby structures in the front of the neck: a) a vein on each side that drains the upper part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein called also superior… …   Medical dictionary

  • Middle thyroid vein — Vein: Middle thyroid vein The thyroid gland and its relations. (Middle thyroid vein labeled at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Superior thyroid vein — Infobox Vein Name = Superior thyroid vein Latin = vena thyreoidea superioris GraySubject = 168 GrayPage = 649 Caption = The veins of the thyroid gland. Caption2 = Veins DrainsFrom = DrainsTo = internal jugular vein Artery = superior thyroid… …   Wikipedia

  • middle thyroid vein — noun a vein on each side that drains the lateral part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein • Hypernyms: ↑thyroid vein, ↑vena thyroidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • superior thyroid vein — noun a vein on each side that drains the upper part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein • Hypernyms: ↑thyroid vein, ↑vena thyroidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • inferior thyroid vein — n THYROID VEIN (c) …   Medical dictionary

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  • inferior thyroid vein — noun any of several veins on each side that drain the thyroid gland and empty into the innominate vein • Hypernyms: ↑thyroid vein, ↑vena thyroidea …   Useful english dictionary

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