Definition of Common carotid
1. Noun. Runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries.
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Literary usage of Common carotid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The common carotid arteries, although occupying a nearly similar position in ... At the lower part of the neck the two common carotid arteries are separated ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"Very rarely, the common carotid ascends in the neck without ¡my subdivision, the internal carotid being wanting: and in two cases, the common carotid has ..."
3. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The two common carotid arteries arise from the innominate artery in the manner ... 118, f} the common carotid lies mediad of the subclavian artery (Fig. ..."
4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"When present, it usually arises fren the innominate trunk, but in some instances it has been observed to come two the right common carotid artery, ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Ligation of the common carotid. ... 1907, i, 515) says that death from ligation of the common carotid artery usually results from cerebral complications. ..."