common carotid artery

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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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Her cartoid artery and jugular vein had to be repaired.
Thrombosis of the left internal cartoid artery and cerebral infarction in a patient with coma was not diagnosed, because brain CT without angiography was performed.
A postmortem revealed one of two stab wounds had partially severed the cartoid artery as it crossed the width of her neck.