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Berry's ligament (James Berry)

Synonyms

Ligamentum thyrohyoideum laterale, posterior suspensory ligament of Berry.

Related people

Lateral fascial ligament of the thyroid gland. A round, thickened elastic cord that forms the posterior margin of the thyrohyoid membrane.

Description

A round, thickened elastic bundle attaching attaching each of the two lobes of the thyroid gland to the trachea at the level of the second and third tracheal ring.

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