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1

hyoid and thyroid cartilage connected by what ligament?

thyrohyoid ligament

2

where is the isthmus in relation to the tracheal cartilage

2nd and 3rd cartilages

3

describe the arterial supply of the thyroid

right inferior thyroid artery (comes from right subclavian)

left superior thyroid artery (comes from external carotid)

4

describe the venous drainage of thyroid

thyroid veins -> internal jugular veins -> brachiocephalic veins

5

name the strap muscles

sternothyroid, sternohyoid, omohyoid, thyrohyoid