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Adjective: carotid  ku'ró-tid
  1. Of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck
Noun: carotid  ku'ró-tid
  1. Either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
    - carotid artery, arteria carotis

Derived forms: carotids

Type of: arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery

Part of: cervix, neck

Encyclopedia: Carotid