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English definition of “carotid (artery)”

carotid (artery)

noun [C]     /kəˌrɒt.ɪdˈɑː.tər.i/ US  /-ˈɑːr.t̬ɚ-/ specialized
one of two arteries (= thick tubes carrying blood from the heart ) that pass up through your neck and take blood to your brain The circulatory system and blood
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