Definitions for "Carotid"
Keywords:  neck, artery, aorta, karoo, karotides
One of the two main arteries of the neck, by which blood is conveyed from the aorta to the head. [See Illust. of Aorta.]
relating to the two main arteries carrying blood to the head and neck
The main artery in the neck.
Keywords:  pertaining, gland, near, one
Pertaining to, or near, the carotids or one of them; as, the carotid gland.
Keywords:  heart, shaped
Heart-shaped.