ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superioris

ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superioris
[TA] infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery: a vessel running along the inferior border of the hyoid bone, supplying the infrahyoid region, and anastomosing with its fellow of the opposite side.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superioris GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 552 Caption = Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. Caption2 = The …   Wikipedia

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