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Definition of: carotid

(kə·rotid) adjective Anat.
Of, pertaining to, or near one of the two major arteries on each side of the neck. Also ca·rot′i·dal. [<Gk. karōtides, plural <karoein stupefy; so called from the belief that pressure on them would cause unconsciousness]

Most often used phrases:

carotid artery
internal carotid
common carotid
carotid arteries
external carotid
carotid sinus
carotid endarterectomy
carotid body
carotid sheath
carotid canal
carotid stenosis
carotid plexus
carotid triangle
carotid stenting
carotid pulse

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