common carotid artery

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Related to Carotis communis: arteria carotis, Carotid vessels, carotids
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Noun1.common carotid artery - runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteriescommon carotid artery - runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries
arteria carotis, carotid artery - either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
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After separation from the superior cervical ganglion, postganglionic and sympathetic fibers are separated into two groups together with carotis communis bifurcation.
Experimental investigation of pathological carotis communis artery with diagnose arteriosclerosis and hypertension was performed in Clinic of cardiology of Kaunas university hospital.