Definition of carotid
: belonging to or situated near a carotid artery carotid endarterectomy
Recent Examples of carotid from the Web
However, for several years now surgeons have been placing stents by puncturing the carotid artery in patients necks, rather than going in through the groin.
Using computers and a standard MRI machine, researchers guided an iron bead through the carotid artery of a pig.
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Medical Definition of carotid
: of, situated near, or involving a carotid artery carotid arteriography
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