inferior thyroid vein

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Noun1.inferior thyroid vein - any of several veins on each side that drain the thyroid gland and empty into the innominate vein
thyroid vein, vena thyroidea - any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid area
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Do not underestimate thyroid veins especially middle thyroid vein.
At the lower border, the inferior thyroid veins leave the gland.
The lateral thyroid lobes are dissected away from the overlying sternothyroid muscles with ligation and division of the middle thyroid veins when present.

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