carotid-cavernous fistula n.
An arteriovenous communication due to rupture of the intracavernous portion of the carotid artery.
carotene. Historical Examples Lycopersicin (or lycopin) is a hydrocarbon pigment having the same formula as carotin. The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher Associated with it are other pigments, which have been variously reported as carotin, phycoxanthin, etc. The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher To separate the carotin from xanthophyll place the […]
carotodynia carotodynia ca·rot·o·dyn·i·a (kə-rŏt’ə-dĭn’ē-ə) n. Pain caused by pressure on the carotid artery.
a noisy or drunken feast or social gathering; revelry. Historical Examples The music blared, and to complete their carousal wine flowed freely. Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland Have you collected the provisions for the carousal of the millions? The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864 Various Selby had probably returned from a […]
to engage in a drunken revel: They caroused all night. to drink deeply and frequently. carousal. Historical Examples The Colonel had indulged them in something approaching to a carouse. Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope The cook banked his fires and the crew went ashore for a carouse. The Best Short Stories of 1919 Various I […]