middle thyroid vein


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Noun1.middle thyroid vein - a vein on each side that drains the lateral part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular veinmiddle thyroid vein - a vein on each side that drains the lateral part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein
thyroid vein, vena thyroidea - any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid area
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The middle thyroid vein was ligated and the recurrent laryngeal nerve identified and preserved.
The superior pole vessels are identified, coagulated, and divided with the harmonic scalpel, as is the middle thyroid vein.
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