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Laboratory 26. Cervical Viscera
Step 1. The Thyroid Gland

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In a previous laboratory, muscles of the anterior triangle, the strap muscles (i.e., the sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, omohyoid muscles), were reflected. Reflect them again and identify the thyroid gland (Figure 26.1). Confirm that it is composed of a left lobe and right lobe which are connected by an isthmus. In some individuals, a pyramidal lobe extending superiorly from the isthmus is present. This lobe is an embryological remnant of the thyroglossal duct

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Grant's: 8.38