internal carotid artery

noun

Medical Definition of internal carotid artery

: the inner branch of the carotid artery that supplies the brain, eyes, and other internal structures of the head

called also internal carotid

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“Internal carotid artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/internal%20carotid%20artery. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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