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 right superior thyroid pedicle and right middle thyroid vein were ligated and dissected to allow the right thyroid lobe to be rotated to gain a view of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) from the lateral aspect of the thyroid gland, but the goiter prevented the right thyroid lobe from being rotated.