Translation of carotid in Spanish:


carótida, n.

Pronunciation /kəˈrɑdəd/ /kəˈrɒtɪd/


(carotid artery)
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    carótida feminine
    • Palpation of the carotids, thyroid or abdominal organs was impossible.
    • The ancients knew that pressure on the carotids could put someone to ‘sleep’ sometimes permanently.
    • From the aorta these bubbles would have gone straight up the carotids to her brain.
    • You can check your pulse over your carotid or radial artery.
    • Strangles place direct pressure on both the carotid and vertebral arteries.
    • The patients were also given an ultrasound scan of their carotid arteries.
    • The transverse facial artery may arise directly from the external carotid artery.
    • She laughed as she jammed a thumb into his carotid and he went limp in her hands.