Cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery


Cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery
Artery: Cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery
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The thyroid gland and its relations.
Latin ramus cricothyroideus arteriae thyroideae superioris
Gray's subject #144 552
Source superior thyroid artery   

The cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery is small and runs transversely across the cricothyroid membrane, communicating with the artery of the opposite side.

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