isthmus of thyroid gland


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isth·mus of thy·roid gland

[TA]
the central part of the thyroid gland joining the two lateral lobes.

isthmus of thyroid gland

A narrow band of thyroid tissue connecting the right and left lobes of the thyroid gland.
See also: isthmus
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The agenesis of isthmus of thyroid gland as noted may be due to a high separation of thyroglossal duct which can engender two independent thyroid lobes and pyramidal lobe with the absence of isthmus.
Agenesis of isthmus of thyroid gland with bilateral levator glandulae throideae : International Journal of Anatomical Variations (2009) 2;29-30