Thyroid diverticulum

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Thyroid diverticulum
Details
Latin Saccus thyreoideus; diverticulum thyreoideum
Identifiers
Code TE E5.4.1.2.0.0.9
Anatomical terminology

The thyroid pouch or thyroid diverticulum is the embryological structure from which thyroid follicular cells derive.[1]

It grows from the floor of the pharynx.[2]

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