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Either of the two major arteries, one on each side of the neck, that carry blood to the head.
Of or relating to either of these arteries.

[French carotide, from Greek karōtides, carotid arteries, from karoun, to stupefy (because compression of these arteries causes loss of consciousness); see ker- in Indo-European roots.]


(kəˈrɒtɪd) or

carotid artery

(Anatomy) either one of the two principal arteries that supply blood to the head and neck
(Anatomy) of or relating to either of these arteries
[C17: from French, from Greek karōtides, from karoun to stupefy; so named by Galen, because pressure on them produced unconsciousness]
caˈrotidal adj


(kəˈrɒt ɪd)

1. Also called carot′id ar`tery. either of two large arteries, one on each side of the neck, that carry blood from the aorta to the head.
2. pertaining to a carotid artery.
[1660–70; < Greek karōtídes neck arteries]
ca•rot′id•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.carotid - of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck


[kəˈrɒtɪd] N (also carotid artery) → carótida f

carotid (artery)

nHalsschlagader f, → Karotide f (spec)


n. carótida, arteria una de las dos arterias del cuello;
___ arteriesarterias ___ -s;
___ sinusseno de la ___;
___ sinus syncopesíncope del seno de la ___.


adj carotideo, (artery) carótido
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