middle thyroid vein

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middle thyroid vein n.
Any of the veins that pass from the thyroid gland across the common carotid artery to empty into the internal jugular vein.

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middle thyroid vein

noun
a vein on each side that drains the lateral part of the thyroid and empties into the internal jugular vein 
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