Carotidal
Carotid Ca*rot"id, Carotidal Ca*rot"id*al, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or near, the carotids or one of them; as, the carotid gland. [1913 Webster]

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  • carotidal — adj. pertaining to the carotid arteries (either of two large arteries which carry blood to the head) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carotidal — ca·rot·id·al …   English syllables

  • carotidal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • carotid — carotidal, adj. /keuh rot id/, Anat. n. 1. Also called carotid artery. either of the two large arteries, one on each side of the head, that carry blood to the head and that divide into an external branch supplying the neck, face, and other… …   Universalium

  • Carotid — Ca*rot id, Carotidal Ca*rot id*al, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or near, the carotids or one of them; as, the carotid gland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common carotid artery — Artery: Common carotid artery Schematic of the proximal aorta and its branches …   Wikipedia

  • carotid — /kəˈrɒtəd / (say kuh rotuhd) noun 1. either of the two great arteries, one on each side of the neck, which carry blood to the head. –adjective 2. relating to the carotids. {Greek karōtides, plural, from karos stupor (thought to be caused by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • carotidean — adjective see carotidal …   Useful english dictionary

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