Superior thyroid artery

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  • Superior Thyroid Artery Lab Report

    Title Anatomical variation of the superior thyroid artery and its relation to the external laryngeal nerve. Introduction The thyroid gland is the largest endocrine gland located in the anterior triangle of the neck. It consists of two lobes, right and left, connected by an isthmus in the middle. The thyroid gland is mainly supplied by the superior thyroid artery, the first branch of the external carotid artery, and the inferior thyroid artery, a branch of the thyrocervical trunk of the subclavian artery; and occasionally by the thyroidea ima artery, an infrequent branch of the arch of the aorta. The venous drainage of the thyroid gland is into the internal jugular vein through the superior and the middle thyroid vein; and by the inferior thyroid…

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  • Thyroidectomy Research Paper

    Career College Surge 270 Assignment 2 Thyroidectomy 2 Pathology: Thyroidectomy is the surgical procedure for removal of thyroid. The patient can be effect with Goiter, Thyroiditis, Hyperthyroidism, Graves disease, Thyroid nodule, Thyroid storm and thyroid cancer. These can effects patient’s metabolism and cause nervousness, restlessness, emotional liability, fast speech, tachycardia, arrhythmias, dyspnea, hoarseness, signs of tracheal or esophageal…

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  • Insulin And Glucose Lab Report

    vein, and the mesenteric artery postprandial. The next three test tubes were measured to one centimeter with samples that were extracted from the same areas of the blood vessel system. The difference in the samples was that the second sets of samples were extracted during the fasting state. Water was then added to a beaker and it was set on top of the hot plate. After the water was boiling, Benedict's reagent was placed in to the six test tubes up to two centimeters. The first color of…

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  • Social Mobility In Schools

    Hierarchies make reference to a system that ranks people or groups into categories based on status or authority within a society. The origins of hierarchy are blurred, they range from the Greek to Renaissance period, but we know that in regards to Western society, hierarchies began as a caste organization which became imperial law. The caste organization makes reference to the nobility and the idea that those who were part of this circle were superior to others due to their religion, money and…

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  • Monolocism In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    symbolize different things. Conrad used this term in ways to identify social and intellectual elements in order to help the reader get a feel of his outlook and his own opinions of the world. The two most noticeable interpretations of “darkness” were how it symbolized racism in the world and it also symbolized the enormous impact that an uncivilized world can have on a civilized person. Symbolism of racism was the first thing that stood out while reading this story. This idea came from the…

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  • Homeostasis Research Paper

    their own hormones. The pituitary gland will release hormones that ensures that other glands are activated and working such as the adrenal glands. The pituitary gland and the endocrine system are joined together with the nervous system through the hypothalamus which maintains the production of hormones in both lobes of the pituitary gland (Schmidler, C. (2012). Organs of the Endocrine System The thyroid is another major endocrine gland that is determines how fast the body burn metabolism.…

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  • Case Study Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped organ that is located in the lower part of the neck. The main function of the thyroid is to secrete hormones mainly thyroxin other wise known as T4 and triodothyronine or T3, that regulate the body’s metabolism, growth and development, and regulate body temperature. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis also known as lymphocytic thyroiditis is the most predominant autoimmune thyroid disorder. According to Zaletel and Gaberscek (2011) “lymphocytic infiltration of the…

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  • Myxedema Pharma Case Study

    The thyroid gland is responsible for production of two hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) (1). This patient is presenting with this array of symptoms as a result of a severe form of hypothyroidism called myxedema coma (2). Thyroid hormone affects many tissues in the body, and is responsible for body functions such as metabolism of fat, protein and glucose for energy and heat production (1). Thus, it can be concluded that the patient is experiencing constipation, hypothermia and…

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  • Chapter 18 Endocrine System Exam

    body temperature D) decreased blood cholesterol levels E) increased lipolysis ____ 66. Increased levels of thyroid hormones would A) decrease basal metabolic rate. B) up regulate beta receptors C) impair body growth. D) decrease the effects of norepinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. E) decrease protein synthesis. ____ 67. Calcitonin A) is synthesized by the parathyroid glands. B) acts primarily on osteoblasts. C) decreases blood Ca2+ levels. D) acts synergistically with calcitriol. E)…

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  • Graves Disease: A Literature Review

    Graves Disease is a condition within the immune system that appears as a result of the thyroid gland producing an overabundance of hormones. Deception occurs within the immune system of our body, eliciting a release of false, abnormal antibodies that are trying to imitate the normal chemical thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, by latching to the thyroid hormone receptor, TSHR, on the epithelial cells of the thyroid gland (Jin, Lawless, Sehgal, & Mchenry, 2012). This latching produces a plethora of…

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