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Carotid Artery, Common

"Carotid Artery, Common" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The two principal arteries supplying the structures of the head and neck. They ascend in the neck, one on each side, and at the level of the upper border of the thyroid cartilage, each divides into two branches, the external (CAROTID ARTERY, EXTERNAL) and internal (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL) carotid arteries.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carotid Artery, Common" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carotid Artery, Common" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 134 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2004
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