Definition of Middle thyroid vein

1. Noun. A vein on each side that drains the lateral part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein.

Generic synonyms: Thyroid Vein, Vena Thyroidea



Medical Definition of Middle thyroid vein

1. It passes from the thyroid gland across the common carotid artery with the inferior thyroid arteries to empty into the internal jugular vein. Synonym: vena thyroidea media. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Middle thyroid vein

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The middle thyroid vein (Fig. 634) collects the blood from the lower part of the thyroid gland, and after being joined by some veins from the larynx and ..."

2. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1922)
"The middle thyroid vein is short in length and may be easily overlooked when delivering the goiter. Here, too, injury to the vein may lead one to believe ..."

3. A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics, and Prescription Writing by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1887)
"The Veins form a plexus in front of the gland and the trachea, giving rise to the— Superior Thyroid Vein. \ middle thyroid vein. i is-jjr T*I. - j TJ- - f ..."

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