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ISTHMUS. A tongue or strip of land between two seas. Glos. on Law, 37, book 2, tit. 3, of the Dig.

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Devi Sankar K, Sharmila BHANU P, Susan PJ, Gajendra K, Agenesis of isthmus of thyroid gland with bilateral levator glandulae thyroideae.
Agenesis of isthmus of thyroid gland, its embryological basis and clinical significance--a case report.
About 33% of the incidence of agenesis of isthmus of thyroid gland was observed in a study on anatomical variations of the thyroid gland by Ranade et al.