internal carotid artery

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Noun1.internal carotid artery - the branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain and eyes and internal parts of the headinternal carotid artery - the branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain and eyes and internal parts of the head
arteria carotis, carotid artery - either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
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Keywords: Common carotid artery, External carotid artery, Internal carotid artery, Polytetrafluoroethylene.
Other than its normal origin, RVA may arise directly from the AOA from the right common carotid in case of ARSCA (13.7%), external carotid artery, internal carotid artery, and thyrocervical trunk and may have duplicate origins either from the aortic arch and subclavian artery.
It contains the internal carotid artery, internal jugular vein, sympathetic chain, cranial nerves IX to XII and lymph nodes (Figure 7A).