thyroid ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of thyroid ganglion

: a ganglion that is a variant of the middle cervical ganglion and is found in some dissections in close association with the inferior thyroid artery

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“Thyroid ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyroid%20ganglion. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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