carotid triangle n.
A space bounded by the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, by the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and by the posterior belly of the digastric muscle, containing the bifurcation of the common carotid artery.
- Carotid-body tumor
carotid-body tumor carotid-body tumor n. See chemodectoma.
- Carotid-cavernous fistula
carotid-cavernous fistula 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.