TA98 Entity Page, English,

lig. suspensorium glandulae thyroideae

SECTION Item or Ref ID Value or text
Identification
TA code A04.2.05.005
Entity ID number THA:1765
FMA identifier FMA:57793
Type of entity Material entity
Language
TA98 Latin preferred term lig. suspensorium glandulae thyroideae
TA98 English equivalent suspensory ligament of thyroid gland
Notes
TA98 footnote Lig. suspensorium glandulae thyroideae The thyroid gland is suspended from the thyroid and cricoid cartilages and from the trachea by thickenings of the pretracheal fascia. Lor J. M. Jr 1983. "Practical Anatomical Considerations in Thyroid Surgery." Arch J Otolaryngol 109: 568-574. The name lig. supensoriwn glandulae thyroideae was formerly limited to the thickenings attaching the lobes of the thyroid gland to the sides of the cricoid cartilage.
TA98 Hierarchy
A01.0.00.000
A04.0.00.000
A04.2.00.001
A04.2.05.001
A04.2.05.004
A04.2.05.005
lig. suspensorium glandulae thyroideae
FMA Taxonomy
FMA:62955
anatomical entity
FMA:61775
physical anatomical entity
FMA:67165
material anatomical entity
FMA:67135
anatomical structure
FMA:67498
organ
FMA:55670
solid organ
FMA:55665
nonparenchymatous organ
FMA:21496
ligament organ
FMA:25625
nonskeletal ligament
FMA:57793
suspensory ligament of thyroid gland
Date: 29.01.2013

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