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carotid

ca·rot·id

carotid

 
pronunciation:
k ra tihd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: either of the major arteries on each side of the neck, through which blood flows to the head; carotid artery.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to the arteries on each side of the neck that supply blood to the head.
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derivation: carotidal (adj.)