lateral lobes of thyroid gland


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lateral lobes of thyroid gland

Etymology: L, latus, side; Gk, lobos + thyreos, shield; L, glans, acorn
the left and right lobes of the thyroid gland, situated in front of the neck. The two conical lobes lying on either side of and attached to the larynx are connected by a narrow isthmus.

lateral lobes of thyroid gland

The two main portions of the thyroid, one on each side of the trachea, united below by the thyroid isthmus.
See also: lobe
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