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Fig. 8. Section through mouth and tongue of 145 mm human foetus

To show lingual thyroid. (X 8.) The general anatomy of the tongue and floor of the mouth are well shown.

Lingual artery and hypoglossal nerve, hyoglossus, mylohyoid, geniohyoid, genioglossus and anterior belly of digastric muscles can all be identified.

To the right, superficial and deep pans of the submaxillary gland are shown.

In the lower part of the picture, superficial to the mylohyoid, is seen a diflerentiating submental lymph gland.

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Boyd JD. Development of the thyroid and parathyroid glands and the thymus. (1950) Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 7(6): 455-71. PMID 14790564

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