Flashcards in Cervical Viscera Deck (10):
3 layers of the Cervical Viscera?
Superficial (endocrine layer), Middle (respiratory layer), Deep (alimentary layer)
Three structures that are found in the Endocrine layer of the cervical viscera
Thyroid gland, Parathyroid gland, Thymus
Two structures found in the middle or respiratory layer of the cervical viscera?
Larynx and Trachea
What two structures are in the deep or alimentary layer
Pharynx and Esophagus
What two arteries supply blood to the Thyroid Gland?
Superior Thyroid Artery and Inferior Thyroid Artery
Three veins that drain the Thyroid gland
Superior, Middle and Inferior thyroid veins
Which is the largest endocrine gland?
In comparison to the thyroid and parathyroid glands, where is the trachea?
Lies deep (behind) behind the thyroid and parathyroid
How many parathyroid glands are there per side?
2 per side, 4 total. Superior and Inferior