Medical Definition of Accessory thyroid

1. An isolated mass, or one of several such masses, of thyroid tissue, sometimes present in the side of the neck, or just above the hyoid bone (suprahyoid accessory thyroid gland), or even as low as the arch of the aorta. Synonym: glandula thyroidea accessoria, accessory thyroid, prehyoid gland, suprahyoid gland, thyroidea accessoria, thyroidea ima, Wolfler's gland. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accessory Thyroid

accessory parotid gland
accessory phrenic nerves
accessory pigment
accessory placenta
accessory plantar ligaments
accessory portion of spinal accessory nerve
accessory process
accessory quadrate cartilage
accessory saphenous vein
accessory shoe
accessory shoes
accessory sign
accessory spleen
accessory suprarenal glands
accessory symptom
accessory thyroid (current term)
accessory thyroid gland
accessory tragus
accessory tubercle
accessory vertebral vein
accessory visual apparatus
accessory volar ligaments

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