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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: carotide, from Greek karotides 'carotid arteries', from karoun 'to make unconscious'

carotid artery

noun
     
ca‧rot‧id ar‧te‧ry [countable] medical
HBH one of the two arteries in your neck that supply blood to your head
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