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3 layers of the Cervical Viscera?

Superficial (endocrine layer), Middle (respiratory layer), Deep (alimentary layer)

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Three structures that are found in the Endocrine layer of the cervical viscera

Thyroid gland, Parathyroid gland, Thymus

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Two structures found in the middle or respiratory layer of the cervical viscera?

Larynx and Trachea

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What two structures are in the deep or alimentary layer

Pharynx and Esophagus

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What two arteries supply blood to the Thyroid Gland?

Superior Thyroid Artery and Inferior Thyroid Artery

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Three veins that drain the Thyroid gland

Superior, Middle and Inferior thyroid veins

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Which is the largest endocrine gland?

Thyroid gland

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In comparison to the thyroid and parathyroid glands, where is the trachea?

Lies deep (behind) behind the thyroid and parathyroid

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How many parathyroid glands are there per side?

2 per side, 4 total. Superior and Inferior

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What color are the parathyroid glands during life?

Yellowish brown