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Definition of carotid artery noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

carotid artery

 noun
noun
NAmE//kəˌrɑt̮əd ˈɑrt̮əri//
 
(anatomy)
 
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either of the two large arteries in the neck that carry blood to the head
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: carotid artery