thyroid ima artery


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thy·roid i·ma ar·ter·y

[TA]
an inconstant artery; origin, arch of aorta or brachiocephalic artery; distribution, medial aspects of both lobes of thyroid gland.

thy·roid i·ma ar·te·ry

(thī'royd ī'mă ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
An inconstant artery; origin, arch of aorta or brachiocephalic artery; distribution, thyroid gland.
Synonym(s): arteria thyroidea ima, lowest thyroid artery, Neubauer artery.

Neubauer,

Johann E., German anatomist, 1742-1777.
Neubauer artery - Synonym(s): thyroid ima artery
Neubauer ruled hemacytometer
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Anterior relations to the trachea in the lower neck and in the superior mediastinum include the inferior thyroid veins, the thyroid ima artery and thymus.
The microvascularization of the RLN is principally supplied by a posterior branch of the inferior thyroid artery or, more rarely, by the thyroid ima artery, a branch of the aortic arch, or the brachiocephalic artery at the anterior surface of the trachea.

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