Pyramidal lobe of thyroid gland
|Pyramid of thyroid|
|The thyroid gland and its relations (pyramid lobe labeled at center left)|
|The thyroid gland, larynx and trachea|
|Latin||Lobus pyramidalis glandulae thyreoideae|
|Gray's||subject #272 1269|
The pyramidal lobe is the third lobe of the thyroid gland. It is of conical shape frequently arises from the upper part of the isthmus, or from the adjacent portion of either lobe, but most commonly the left, and ascends as far as the hyoid bone. It is occasionally quite detached, or may be divided into two or more parts.
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