Overview

carotid artery


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(kă-rot-id)

either of the two main arteries in the neck (right or left common c. a.) whose branches supply the head and neck.

The origin and main branches of the right common carotid artery

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.