posterior glandular branch of superior thyroid artery

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posterior glandular branch of superior thyroid artery

[TA]
`branch of superior thyroid artery that descends to supply the apical portion of the ipsilateral lobe of the thyroid, continuing along the posterior border of the gland to anastomose with the inferior thyroid artery.
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pos·te·ri·or glan·du·lar branch of su·pe·ri·or thy·roid ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr gland'yū-lăr branch sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr thī'royd ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Branch of superior thyroid artery that descends to supply the apical portion of the ipsilateral lobe of the thyroid, continuing along the posterior border of the gland to anastomose with the inferior thyroid artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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