Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Thyroid gland, anterior view

Image #75-2

KEYWORDS: Exocrine and endocrine, Throat, Vasculature.

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Thyroid gland, anterior view
Localized enlargements at the sites of valves occur at several places along the thyroid veins.
1 . Superior thyroid vein right
2 . Anterior branch of superior thyroid artery
3 . Right lobe
4 . Inferior thyroid artery right
5 . Inferior thyroid vein right
6 . Pyramidal lobe
7 . Superior thyroid vein left
8 . Anterior branch superior thyroid artery
9 . Left lobe
10 . Isthmus (covered by vein)
11 . Inferior thyroid vein left
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