Infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery

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Artery: Infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery
Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries.
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The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side.
Latin ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superioris
Gray's subject #144 552
Dorlands
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The infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery (or hyoid) is small and runs along the lower border of the hyoid bone beneath the Thyreohyoideus and anastomoses with the vessel of the opposite side.

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