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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.]
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(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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.adj.
2. pertaining to a carotid artery.
[1660–70; < Greek karōtídes neck arteries]
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|Adj.||1.||carotid - of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck|
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carotid[kəˈrɒtɪd] N (also carotid artery) → carótida f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Halsschlagader f, → Karotide f (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. carótida, arteria una de las dos arterias del cuello;
___ arteries → arterias ___ -s;
___ sinus → seno de la ___;
___ sinus syncope → síncope del seno de la ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
carotidadj carotideo, (artery) carótido
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