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