Middle thyroid vein

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Vein: Middle thyroid vein
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The thyroid gland and its relations. (Middle thyroid vein labeled at center right.)
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The fascia and middle thyroid veins. (Middle thyroid vein labeled at center left.)
Latin venae thyroideae mediae
Gray's subject #168 649
Drains from    thyroid
Drains to internal jugular vein
Dorlands
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v_05/12852058

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The middle thyroid vein collects the blood from the lower part of the thyroid gland, and after being joined by some veins from the larynx and trachea, ends in the lower part of the internal jugular vein.

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