common carotid artery

noun

Medical Definition of common carotid artery

: the part of either carotid artery between its point of origin and its division into the internal and external carotid arteries

called also common carotid

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“Common carotid artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/common%20carotid%20artery. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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