thyroglossal duct

noun

Medical Definition of thyroglossal duct

: a temporary duct connecting the embryonic thyroid gland and the tongue

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“Thyroglossal duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyroglossal%20duct. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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