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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck.

Usage examples (37)
  • The technique is also called the carotid restraint or sleeper hold.
  • These receptors are actual structures called the carotid and aortic bodies.
  • He had a what's called carotid endarterectomy where they slice out the carotid artery and scrape out the plaque.
  • Experts consider this condition, called carotid intima media thickness, a precursor to heart attacks and strokes. for more
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