levator muscle of thyroid gland


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le·va·tor mus·cle of thy·roid gland

(lĕ-vā'tŏr mŭs'ĕl thī'royd gland)
A fasciculus occasionally passing from the thyrohyoid muscle to the isthmus of the thyroid gland.
Synonym(s): musculus levator glandulae thyroideae [TA] .

Soemmerring,

Samuel Thomas von, German anatomist, 1755-1830.
ring of Soemmerring - a mass of lenticular fibers enclosed between the anterior and posterior portion of the lenticular capsule, leaving the pupillary area relatively free.
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Soemmerring muscle - a fasciculus occasionally passing from the thyrohyoid muscle to the isthmus of the thyroid gland. Synonym(s): levator muscle of thyroid gland
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