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kəˈrɒt ɪdcarotid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carotid(adj)

    of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck

Wiktionary

  1. carotid(Noun)

    A number of major arteries in the head and neck.

    Etymology: From caros or κάρος. From the fact that the carotid artery supplies blood to the brain, and interruption of this flow causes loss of consciousness.

  2. carotid(Adjective)

    Relating to these arteries

    Etymology: From caros or κάρος. From the fact that the carotid artery supplies blood to the brain, and interruption of this flow causes loss of consciousness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carotid(noun)

    one of the two main arteries of the neck, by which blood is conveyed from the aorta to the head. [See Illust. of Aorta.]

    Etymology: [Gr. , pl., from heavy sleep: cf. F. carotide. The early Greeks believed that these arteries in some way caused drowsiness.]

  2. Carotid(adj)

    alt. of Carotidal

    Etymology: [Gr. , pl., from heavy sleep: cf. F. carotide. The early Greeks believed that these arteries in some way caused drowsiness.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carotid

    ka-rot′id, adj. relating to the two great arteries of the neck. [Gr. karōtideskaros, sleep, the ancients supposing that deep sleep was caused by compression of them.]

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How to say carotid in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carotid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carotid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of carotid in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Newsom:

    At the end of the day the carotid hold is literally designed to stop people's blood from flowing into their brain, that has no place any longer.

  2. Interim Chief Wilson:

    They're actually reenacting a carotid control hold.

  3. Karin Johnson:

    Typical post-stroke workup involves testing for many risk factors including carotid atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, hypercoagulable states, hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes among others, obstructive sleep apnea not only worsens all of these conditions but even with adjusting for other causes doubles the risk of stroke.

Images & Illustrations of carotid

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