carotid canal

noun

Medical Definition of carotid canal

: the canal by which the internal carotid artery enters the skull

called also carotid foramen

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“Carotid canal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carotid%20canal. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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