What does the word carotid mean?

Usage examples for carotid

  1. Division of the carotid artery is fatal and of the internal jugular vein very dangerous on account of entrance of air – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  2. One bullet square through the carotid artery – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  3. Jugular carotid pneumogastric nerve – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman

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