Carotid artery


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carotid artery

The common, the internal, or the external carotid artery.
See also: artery

carotid artery

One of the paired arteries running up on either side of the front of the neck which, together with the two vertebral arteries, provide the whole blood supply to the head, including the brain.
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Fig. 92 Carotid artery . Mammalian carotid artery.

carotid artery

either of the two vessels carrying oxygenated blood from the AORTA to the head in the mammal and other vertebrates (see Fig. 92 ). Nervous receptor areas are located in the CAROTID SINUSES and the CAROTID BODIES.

Carotid artery

Two main arteries (passageway carrying blood from the heart to other parts of the body) that carry blood to the brain.
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