Superior thyroid vein

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Superior thyroid vein
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The veins of the thyroid gland
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Veins
Details
Drains to Internal jugular vein
Artery Superior thyroid artery
Identifiers
Latin Vena thyreoidea superior
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12852064
TA A12.3.05.014
FMA 14323
Anatomical terminology

The superior thyroid vein begins in the substance and on the surface of the thyroid gland, by tributaries corresponding with the branches of the superior thyroid artery, and ends in the upper part of the internal jugular vein.

It receives the superior laryngeal and cricothyroid veins.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)