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Inferior thyroid vein

The inferior thyroid vein (Latin: vena thyroidea inferior) is a venous blood vessel that arises from the glandular venous plexus of the thyroid gland. The vein descends and joins the brachiocephalic vein. The main tributaries of the inferior thyroid vein include the esophageal vein, tracheal vein, and inferior laryngeal veins. The inferior thyroid vein collects venous blood from the inferior parts of the thyroid gland, larynx, trachea, and esophagus.