Definición de carotid en inglés:

carotid

Saltos de línea: ca|rotid
Pronunciación: /kəˈrɒtɪd
 
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adjetivo

Relating to or denoting the two main arteries which carry blood to the head and neck, and their two main branches.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Blood was obtained by carotid artery laceration.
  • The catheter is inserted either at the front of the elbow, for investigation of the neck arteries (a carotid angiogram), or in the groin for a coronary angiogram.
  • As he buttoned up his shirt, I noticed the scar on his neck from previous carotid surgery.

sustantivo

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Each of the carotid arteries.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Palpation of the carotids, thyroid or abdominal organs was impossible.
  • The ancients knew that pressure on the carotids could put someone to ‘sleep’ sometimes permanently.
  • From the aorta these bubbles would have gone straight up the carotids to her brain.

Origen

early 17th century: from French carotide or modern Latin carotides, from Greek karōtides, plural of karōtis 'drowsiness', from karoun 'stupefy' (because compression of these arteries was thought to cause stupor).

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