carotenosis cutis car·o·te·no·sis cu·tis (kār’ətən-ō’sĭs kyōō’tĭs)
A yellow or golden coloration of the skin caused by an excessive intake of carotene. Also called aurantiasis cutis.
Wallace Hume, 1896–1937, U.S. chemist: associated with the invention of synthetic nylon material. Contemporary Examples Yet, says Carothers, “his view was not driving U.S. policy towards Egypt.” Obama and the State Department’s Challenge in Egypt Tara McKelvey May 26, 2012 Carothers (kə-rŭ’ərz) American chemist who developed the synthetic material nylon, which was patented in 1937.
caroticotympanic caroticotympanic ca·rot·i·co·tym·pan·ic (kə-rŏt’ĭ-kō-tĭm-pān’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the carotid canal and the tympanum.
Also called carotid artery. either of the two large arteries, one on each side of the head, that carry blood to the head and that divide into an external branch supplying the neck, face, and other external parts, and an internal branch supplying the brain, eye, and other internal parts. pertaining to a carotid artery. […]
a small mass of cells and nerve endings adjacent to the carotid sinus that, in response to chemical changes in the blood, adjusts the respiratory rate. carotid body n. A small epithelioid structure, located just above the bifurcation of the common carotid artery on each side that serves as a chemoreceptor organ responsive to lack […]