Definition of Common carotid artery
1. Noun. Runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries.
Medical Definition of Common carotid artery
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Carotid Artery
Literary usage of Common carotid artery
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)
"This is an important fact to bear in mind during the performance of any operation on the lower part of the left common carotid artery. its middle, ..."
2. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"THE common carotid artery. (Fig. 115, /and t/i; Fig. 119, a). The two common carotid arteries arise from the innominate artery in the manner already ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"In Deaver's Anatomy, " the external carotid artery may be absent, the branches of that artery arising from the common carotid artery, which continues upward ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"The operation of tying the common carotid artery may be necessary in a wound of that vessel or its branches, in an aneurism, or in a ease of pulsating tumor ..."
5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Ligature of the common carotid artery may be necessary in a case of wound of that vessel or its branches ..."