noun 1. See under (def 1). [kuh-nair-ee] /kəˈnɛər i/ noun, plural canaries. 1. any of several Old World finches of the genus Serinus, especially S. canaria (common canary) native to the Canary Islands and often kept as a pet, in the wild being greenish with brown streaks above and yellow below and in domesticated varieties […]
- Common cardinal vein
common cardinal vein n. Any of the major drainage channels that are formed by anastomosis of the anterior and posterior cardinal veins and are the main systemic return channels to the heart in the embryos of humans and other vertebrates.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the part of a carotid artery between its origin and its point of division into branches.
- Common carotid plexus
common carotid plexus n. An autonomic plexus accompanying the common carotid artery and formed by fibers from the middle cervical ganglion.