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Meaning of CAROTID ARTERY

Pronunciation:  ku'râtid 'ârturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
 
 Synonyms: arteria carotis
 
 See Also: arteria, artery, cervix, common carotid, common carotid artery, external carotid, external carotid artery, internal carotid artery, neck

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Main (right and left) artery of the neck which carries blood to the head and brain.
 

 

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