Two small glands embedded in the thyroid gland which originate embryologically from the 3rd (Inferior parathyroid) and 4th (superior parathyroid) pharyngeal pouches.

 

 

 

 


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1 trachea 2 esophagus 3 inferior constrictor 4 thyroid cartilage 5 middle constrictor 6 hyoid bone 7 superior constrictor 8 buccinator 9 levator veli palatini 10 tensor veli palatini 11 mandible 12 mylohyoid 13 thyrohyoid 14 stylopharyngeus15 stylohyoid 16 stylopharyngeus 17 thyroglossal cyts 18 thyroglossal fistula 19 thyroid gland

 

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