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Definition: 'Pyramidal Lobe Of Thyroid Gland'

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pyramidal lobe of thyroid gland

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. an inconstant narrow lobe of the thyroid gland that arises from the upper border of the isthmus and extends upward, sometimes as far as the hyoid bone; it marks the point of continuity with the thyroglossal duct.

Synonyms: lobus pyramidalis glandulae thyroideae, Lallouette pyramid, Morgagni appendix, pyramid of thyroid



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