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Arteries of Thyroid Gland
Cardiovascular System

Arteries of Thyroid Gland

Arteriae glandulae thyroideae

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Description

The thyroid gland receives a rich blood supply from branches of the superior and inferior thyroid arteries, and sometimes, by the thyroidea ima artery. These arteries form dense anastomoses on the surface or within the gland.

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