inferior thyroid vein

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in·fe·ri·or thy·roid vein

[TA]
unpaired vein formed by veins from the isthmus and lateral lobe of the thyroid gland and from the plexus thyroideus impar; it terminates in the left brachiocephalic vein.

inferior thyroid vein

A vein draining the venous plexus of the thyroid gland, the trachea, the larynx, and the local esophagus. The inferior thyroid vein empties into the brachiocephalic vein or the superior vena cava.
See also: vein
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