middle thyroid vein

n.

Any of the veins that pass from the thyroid gland across the common carotid artery to empty into the internal jugular vein.

Nearby words

  1. middle supraclavicular nerve,
  2. middle temple,
  3. middle temporal sulcus,
  4. middle temporal vein,
  5. middle term,
  6. middle watch,
  7. middle west,
  8. middle western,
  9. middle westerner,
  10. middle white


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