thyroglossal duct

thyroglossal duct
An embryonic anatomical structure which connects the initial area of development of the thyroid gland to its final position
Syn: thyrolingual duct, ductus thyroglossus

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  • Thyroglossal duct — Duct not labeled, but arises nearest to region identified as pyramidal lobe ) …   Wikipedia

  • thyroglossal duct — n a temporary duct connecting the embryonic thyroid gland and the tongue * * * thyrolingual duct ductus thyroglossalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Persistent thyroglossal duct — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|Q|89|2|q|80 ICD9 = ICD9|759.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = A persistent thyroglossal duct is a usually benign medical condition in which …   Wikipedia

  • Thyroglossal cyst — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Thyroglossal cyst ICD10 = ICD10|Q|89|2|q|80 ICD9 = ICD9|759.2 OMIM = 188455 DiseasesDB = 13070 eMedicineSubj = ent eMedicineTopic = 283 MeshID = D013955 A thyroglossal cyst is a fibrous cyst that forms from a… …   Wikipedia

  • Thyroglossal cyst — A thyroglossal cyst is a fluid filled sac that is present at birth and located in the midline of the neck. A thyroglossal cyst is a result of incomplete closure of a segment of a tube like structure (the thyroglossal duct) that is present, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyroglossal — Relating to the thyroid gland and the tongue, denoting especially an embryologic duct. SYN: thyrolingual. * * * thy·ro·glos·sal .thī rō gläs əl adj of, relating to, or originating in the thyroglossal duct <thyroglossal cysts> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyroglossal — adjective Of or pertaining to the thyroglossal duct a thyroglossal carcinoma …   Wiktionary

  • duct — A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid. SEE ALSO: canal. SYN: ductus [TA]. [L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead] aberrant ducts SYN: aberrant ductules, under ductule …   Medical dictionary

  • Cyst thyroglossal — A thyroglossal cyst is a fluid filled sac present at birth and located in the midline of the neck. A thyroglossal cyst is a result of incomplete closure of a segment of a tube like structure (the thyroglossal duct) that is present, and normally… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thyroid — Infobox Anatomy Name = Thyroid Latin = glandula thyroidea GraySubject = 272 GrayPage = 1269 Caption = Endocrine system Caption2 = Thyroid and parathyroid. Precursor = 4th Branchial pouch System = endocinal jubachina system Artery = superior… …   Wikipedia

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